Honored by The Audio Publishers Association with a life-time achievement award for over 1300 unabridged recordings, George Guidall is widely recognized as the world's most acclaimed and most prolific narrator of audiobooks, bringing a consistent artistry to his readings and delighting listeners for over 20 years. His narrations of classics like Crime and Punishment, Frankenstein, The Iliad, Don Quixote, and Les Miserables, along with many popular best sellers, have set a standard for excellence recognized throughout the audiobook industry. His recordings have garnered uniformly excellent reviews from Audiofile, Kliatt, Library Journal, Publisher’s Weekly, The New York Times, and a variety of national newspapers and magazines...Show More »
He has also received several Audie Awards—the industry’s equivalent of an Oscar—and holds the record for receiving the most Earphone Awards for excellence in narration given by Audiofile Magazine which has named him one of the original \“Golden Voices\” in the audiobook industry.
Along with his award-winning work as an audiobook narrator, Guidall has also enjoyed a career in the theatre, including starring roles on Broadway, an Obie award for best performance Off-Broadway, and has shared the stage at the New York Shakespeare Festival with Kevin Kline, Morgan Freeman, and Meryl Streep. In addition to TV dramas such as Law & Order, he has appeared on most of the daytime television series.
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Crime and Punishment is universally acknowledged to be one of the finest pieces of Russian literature, but also one of its most complex. In George Guidall's rendition of this Dostoevsky classic, he brings the many characters distinctly to life without losing the listener for a second.
The most harrowing experiences can renew our faith in life, and Elie Wiesel's autobiographical novel does this, even as it provides an explicit and terrifying account of humanity's darkest hour. George Guidall's steady and evocative narration works beautifully with the text.
Guidall delivers an Audie- winning performance in this epic story of a family, dysfunctional at best, unable to cope with tragedy--or with each other. He portrays each character with a convincingly distinct voice, accurately impersonating the characters' intonations and verbal habits.
Among his many renowned performances, George Guidall is well loved for his narration of Lilian Jackson Braun's The Cat Who series, with the two mystery-solving felines Koko and Yum Yum.
In American Gods , master storyteller Gaiman taps a mythic vein for a genre-defying modern-day tale of gods, both ancient and new, warring under our very noses. Giving voice to Gaiman's words, George Guidall brings out both the energy and emotion of this surprisingly human tale.