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Les royaumes du Nord

À la croisée des mondes 1
Narrated by: Jean-Claude Drouot
Length: 14 hrs and 16 mins
Categories: Young Adults, Ages 13 & Up
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Summary

Pourquoi la jeune Lyra, élevée dans l'atmosphère confinée du prestigieux Jordan College, est-elle l'objet de tant d'attentions ? De quelle mystérieuse mission est-elle investie ? Lorsque son meilleur ami disparaît, victime des ravisseurs d'enfants qui opèrent dans le pays, elle se lance sur ses traces. Un périlleux voyage vers le Grand Nord, qui lui révélera ses extraordinaires pouvoirs et la conduira à la frontière d'un autre monde.
©1998 Éditions Gallimard Jeunesse (P)2007 Éditions Gallimard Jeunesse

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Would you consider the audio edition of Les royaumes du Nord (À la croisée des mondes 1) to be better than the print version?

I prefer unabridged

What other book might you compare Les royaumes du Nord (À la croisée des mondes 1) to, and why?

Harry Potter trilogies- as gripping and believable but deeper and darker and addresses some uncomfortable questions about religion. I love listening to it in French.

What does Jean-Claude Drouot bring to the story that you wouldn’t experience if you had only read the book?

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Any additional comments?

Please please bring out the sequels in French !!

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  • CATHERINE E DARRAH
  • 15-08-17

Fantastic!

Please, record the next novel in the series! Ce livre est fantastique! I bought the book in French, and am reading it, but would much rather listen!

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  • Karina
  • 07-09-19

Finally, a good long french audiobook!

Loved this -- its a fun, engaging story, but most importantly in INTERMEDIATE LEVEL FRENCH. Audiobooks and movies seem like the perfect way to keep improving at french once you're past the basics, but it's surprisingly hard to find intermediate level french content (as opposed to the classics, which are too much of a slog at my level). Would so love to see more like this on audible!

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  • Benigno
  • 01-05-19

très bonne narration et histoire

magnifique narrateur et histoire. mes enfants ont adoré comme prévu mais mois aussi. le livre a fait le voyage court.

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  • Rayna
  • 14-05-18

Loved it. Want #2 and #3 !!!

Excellent recording! Not cheesy; the narrator has an excellent voice and conveys the story perfectly. Please, please make the other two books available in French!!!