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  • The Round House: A Novel

    • UNABRIDGED (12 hrs and 39 mins)
    • By Louise Erdrich
    • Narrated By Gary Farmer
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (1049)
    Performance
    (894)
    Story
    (893)

    One Sunday in the spring of 1988, a woman living on a reservation in North Dakota is attacked. The details of the crime are slow to surface as Geraldine Coutts is traumatized and reluctant to relive or reveal what happened, either to the police or to her husband, Bazil, and 13-year-old son, Joe. In one day, Joe's life is irrevocably transformed. He tries to heal his mother, but she will not leave her bed and slips into an abyss of solitude. Increasingly alone, Joe finds himself thrust prematurely into an adult world for which he is ill prepared.

    Tony says: "MADE THE LISTS OF BEST BOOKS!"
    "underwhelmed"
    Overall
    Performance
    Story
    What did you like best about The Round House? What did you like least?

    I quit listening almost 3/4 through because I remained unconnected to characters and uninvolved in plot. Narration flat. Perhaps this was a conscious choice to remain consistent with American Indian minimal inflection.


    Would you be willing to try another book from Louise Erdrich? Why or why not?

    I think I've read all her work, but not of this book.


    Who would you have cast as narrator instead of Gary Farmer?

    Perhaps George Guidall.


    If this book were a movie would you go see it?

    no


    6 of 9 people found this review helpful

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