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Gallowglass Audiobook

Gallowglass

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Publisher's Summary

Sandor is a wonderful storyteller, and little Joe is ready to listen. The power of the educated over the simple is horribly clear in this disturbing and unusual relationship. As Sandor’s motivation both for rescuing little Joe and then for weaving his spell of words becomes clear, the darkness surrounding him is too much for them both, and for the beautiful ex-model sequestered in her Suffolk mansion by an obsessive husband.

A net of fear, greed, love, and desire closes around them in a landscape that heightens the contrast between man and the natural world.

©1999 Kingsmarkham Enterprises Ltd (P)2014 Audible, Inc.

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    Bee 02/02/2018
    Bee 02/02/2018 Member Since 2015
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    "I'd like to give this 3.5 stars."

    I last listened to 'A dark adapted Eye' and thoughy it was really great so I tried this. I found big chunks of this book slow and a lot of the characterisation unsubtle. However 'little Joe' intrigued me and the pace picked up towards the end.

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    a white 09/11/2017
    a white 09/11/2017 Member Since 2016
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    "Just brilliant "

    A really great story with interesting and complex characters. Absolutely fabulous narration too- well worth a listen!!

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    Susan Random London 17/03/2017
    Susan Random London 17/03/2017 Member Since 2016
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    "Abridged!"

    I have read this book in paperback, so was surprised that the audio version omitted the last couple of chapters, thus changing the plot. I complained to Audible...

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    H Green 19/03/2016
    H Green 19/03/2016
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    "Story below par for this Author"

    I've read a few Barbara Vine books and this is my least favourite. I don't hate it but I don't love it. There's no real 'meat' to it. Its just OK to me. A pleasant time killer.

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    Rachel Colchester, United Kingdom 05/12/2015
    Rachel Colchester, United Kingdom 05/12/2015 Member Since 2014
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    "Stunning"
    What made the experience of listening to Gallowglass the most enjoyable?

    I loved the way that each character was developed; each person behaved in way that you could understand from the perfect way that the author had described them, right to the end.


    What other book might you compare Gallowglass to, and why?

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    Which character – as performed by Dermot Crowley – was your favourite?

    I very much enjoyed Dermot Crowley's narration. He brought all the characters to life and in a strange way, Little Joe became my favourite. I just wanted to rescue him from these dreadful people who were using and abusing him.


    If you made a film of this book, what would be the tag line be?

    The price of love


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