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    • By: Tea Obreht
    • Narrated by: Edoardo Ballerini, Euan Morton, Anna Chlumsky
    • Length: 13 hrs and 7 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2

    Nora is an unflinching frontierswoman awaiting the return of the men in her life - her husband who has gone in search of water for the parched household, and her elder sons who have vanished after an explosive argument. Nora is biding her time with her youngest son, who is convinced that a mysterious beast is stalking the land around their home, and her husband's 17-year-old cousin, who communes with spirits. Lurie is a former outlaw and a man haunted by ghosts.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Powerful tale

    • By Vivienne on 14-08-19

    Regular price: £19.99

    • The Tiger's Wife

    • By: Tea Obreht
    • Narrated by: Robin Sachs, Susan Duerden
    • Length: 11 hrs and 22 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 90
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 34
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 35

    A tiger escapes from a zoo, padding through the ruined streets and onwards, to a ridge above the Balkan village of Galina. His visits hold the villagers in a terrified thrall. But for one boy, the tiger is a thing of magic - Shere Khan awoken from The Jungle Book. Natalia is the granddaughter of that boy. Now a doctor, she is visiting orphanages after another war has devastated the Balkans. On this journey, she receives word of her beloved grandfather's death, far from their home, in circumstances shrouded in mystery.

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • Irritating narration

    • By Christine on 06-01-12

    Regular price: £14.99