No. I would love to read the novel, but Lamia's horrible fake southern accent ruined this audiobook for me. Born and raised in the south, I've heard every kind of drawl imaginable, but hers is decidedly bad. From the repeated mispronunciation of Sidney Lanier's name to the often Irish-sounding effect of trying to hard to fake the dialect, all of Zelda's narrative was like nails on a chalkboard to a Southerner.
Zelda not being able to recall whether she'd actually gone swimming in the fountain!
They should have hired a true southerner to perform this role if they wanted to achieve a deep southern drawl. Lamia's is obviously and painfully false and overwrought.
The real story of the first American flapper.
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