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Yvonne

Henniker, NH USA | Listener Since 2001

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  • The Invisible Bridge

    • UNABRIDGED (27 hrs and 51 mins)
    • By Julie Orringer
    • Narrated By Arthur Morey
    Overall
    (346)
    Performance
    (224)
    Story
    (218)

    Julie Orringer's astonishing first novel, eagerly awaited since the publication of her heralded best-selling short-story collection, How to Breathe Underwater, is a grand love story set against the backdrop of Budapest and Paris, an epic tale of three brothers whose lives are ravaged by war, and the chronicle of one family's struggle against the forces that threaten to annihilate it.

    Howard says: "The Critics Got in Right"
    "Beautifully written book"
    Overall
    Performance
    Story
    Where does The Invisible Bridge rank among all the audiobooks you’ve listened to so far?

    I'd say fairly high on the list.


    What did you like best about this story?

    Nice character development and beautiful prose.


    Any additional comments?

    Very good story and characters the author makes you care about. World War II from an aspect I had not read of before, the labor service mainly consisting of Jewish men. Parts of the story were very disturbing but, I am sure, historically accurate.

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
  • Towers of Midnight: Wheel of Time, Book 13

    • UNABRIDGED (38 hrs and 24 mins)
    • By Robert Jordan, Brandon Sanderson
    • Narrated By Michael Kramer, Kate Reading
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (5937)
    Performance
    (3599)
    Story
    (3636)

    The Last Battle has started. The seals on the Dark One’s prison are crumbling. The Pattern itself is unraveling, and the armies of the Shadow have begun to boil out of the Blight. The sun has begun to set upon the Third Age. Perrin Aybara is now hunted by specters from his past: Whitecloaks, a slayer of wolves, and the responsibilities of leadership. All the while, an unseen foe is slowly pulling a noose tight around his neck....

    Jacob says: "Doesn't wrap as nicely as Gathering Storm"
    "Excellent reading experience"
    Overall

    I thoroughly enjoyed this addition to THE WHEEL OF TIME series. The story moves along well and the author adds depth to the development of the main characters in the series.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful

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