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Chantelle

Hamilton, ON, Canada | Member Since 2011

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  • The Privilege of the Sword

    • UNABRIDGED (15 hrs and 40 mins)
    • By Ellen Kushner
    • Narrated By Ellen Kushner, Barbara Rosenblat, Felicia Day, and others
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (514)
    Performance
    (467)
    Story
    (470)

    Award-winning author, narrator, and screenwriter Neil Gaiman personally selected this book, and, using the tools of the Audiobook Creation Exchange (ACX), cast the narrators and produced this work for his audiobook label, Neil Gaiman Presents. In this exciting new "illuminated production", the author herself reads her own work, supported by a full cast.

    Ann says: "Austen-es​que tale (with swordfight​s!)"
    "Loved it even more than the first!"
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    Where does The Privilege of the Sword rank among all the audiobooks you’ve listened to so far?

    Very very near the top. Really excellent performances added to the greatness of the book.


    What did you like best about this story?

    The ratio of romance to political intrigue was just perfect for me. I wish I could have read this book when I was fourteen, even though great gusts of it would have blown right over my head.


    Which character – as performed by the narrators – was your favorite?

    I don't think I have a favourite - I liked them all. Though I really like the way Ellen Kushner does Alec's voice. Loved the actress who played Artemisia too! She had just the right balance of girlish melodrama and sincerity.


    Was there a moment in the book that particularly moved you?

    When Alec goes to Haikum (spelling?). The buildup to it was so great and it really helped cement Tremontaine's motivations throughout the book.


    Any additional comments?

    Third book please?? Fourth? Fifth?

    4 of 4 people found this review helpful

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