Listen to more in the Dark Is Rising Sequence.
©1965 Susan Cooper; (P)2001 Random House, Inc. Listening Library, an imprint of the Random House Audio Publishing Group
"Jennings' ability is outstanding as he slips in and out of the numerous voices with the rapid dialogue as it approaches the climax....This is an outstanding reading of a classic tale that all young listeners and adults will thoroughly enjoy." (School Library Journal)
The book is a simple good vs evil story, set in a more innocent time
Lovely child's story
The suspense nearly killed me and I couldn't stop listening til the very end!!!
Rufus the dog
Maybe Gummery too
Entertaining, classic, and youthful
It may be written for younger readers, but it is a very good start to a great series. It does not alienate older readers.
When the children gathered on the hill in the night, and the threats and mystery they faced really came to light.
All quest in the history of good and evil.
The other books on this series start to appeal more to older readers, but that does not mean that this book should be dismissed.
love the series; good interaction between characters. Like how there is a Historicist value in the story.I liked the magical moments as the story developed between the characters.
The first book in the series sets a wonderful tone and pace for the rest of the series. Great for kids and adults.
It was a reasonably realistic children’s adventure with some unpredictable events.
No, but Alex Jennings does an excellent job.
No, it’s a bit too long for a single sitting.
I did not like the instance or two of the kids lying. This is the first book of a sequence, but this book is far better than the second book.
The language, the adventure the characters are all so appealing and in particular mysterious. I just wonder as to why I cannot purchase the second book "The Dark is Rising"? This is the only matter that has let the listening go unchallenged. Please could you rectify this..... I would dearly love to hear the wonderful, magical description of all five books in sequence.
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