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Sylvia

Castro Valley, CA, USA

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  • 221 titles in library
  • 0 purchased in 2014
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  • The Trial

    • ABRIDGED (6 hrs and 53 mins)
    • By Robert Whitlow
    • Narrated By Rob Lamont
    Overall
    (39)
    Performance
    (6)
    Story
    (6)

    Attorney Ken McClain has nothing to live for. Nine years after the accident that claimed the life of his wife and two sons, he's finally given up. Alone in his empty house, it seems suicide is his only escape. Now the question of death by pills or by bullet? Then suddenly the phone rings, and it turns out to be a case he can't refuse. A case for the life of accused killer Peter Thomason, and a case for his own soul.

    Barbara says: "Delivers"
    "Not my cup of tea"
    Overall

    The book was not what I expected -- it contained far too many religious references and characters were uninteresting. Perhaps I should have read other customer reviews more carefully.

    1 of 3 people found this review helpful
  • Never Let Me Go

    • UNABRIDGED (9 hrs and 46 mins)
    • By Kazuo Ishiguro
    • Narrated By Rosalyn Landor
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (1772)
    Performance
    (589)
    Story
    (594)

    From the Booker Prize-winning author of The Remains of the Day and When We Were Orphans, comes an unforgettable edge-of-your-seat mystery that is at once heartbreakingly tender and morally courageous about what it means to be human.

    Christopher says: "Moving, haunting, but slow developing"
    "Ishiguro's McGuffin"
    Overall

    This writer is truly a genius. He weaves a spell that keeps you bound to the story through much seemingly tedious detail. Whatever else this book is about, it is about the steady erosion of hope, about repressing what you know and, like many of his books (especially "Remains of the Day"), about how many of us can't reach out and grasp the happiness right in front of us. This book will be in my pantheon of classics -- and I never would have read it if our book club hadn't picked it out!

    14 of 14 people found this review helpful

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