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R. Brentson

Rochester, NY
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  • Girl in the Dark

  • A Memoir
  • By: Anna Lyndsey
  • Narrated by: Hannah Curtis
  • Length: 7 hrs and 9 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 32
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 29
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 29

Anna was living a normal life. She was ambitious and worked hard; she had just bought an apartment; she was falling in love. But then she started to develop worrying symptoms: her face felt like it was burning whenever she was in front of the computer. Soon this progressed to an intolerance of fluorescent light, then of sunlight itself. The reaction soon spread to her entire body.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • This is a great book

  • By Karen K on 05-14-15

Good Book

Overall
4 out of 5 stars
Performance
4 out of 5 stars
Story
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 05-11-16

Would you recommend this audiobook to a friend? If so, why?

Very interesting story.

What did you like best about this story?

This is a true story, amazing how some people endure.

Which character – as performed by Hannah Curtis – was your favorite?

Pete - he was a good man.

Was this a book you wanted to listen to all in one sitting?

No

  • All the Light We Cannot See

  • A Novel
  • By: Anthony Doerr
  • Narrated by: Zach Appelman
  • Length: 16 hrs and 2 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 43,818
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 39,148
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 39,155

Marie-Laure lives with her father in Paris near the Museum of Natural History, where he works as the master of its thousands of locks. When she is six, Marie-Laure goes blind and her father builds a perfect miniature of their neighborhood so she can memorize it by touch and navigate her way home. When she is 12, the Nazis occupy Paris and father and daughter flee to the walled citadel of Saint-Malo, where Marie-Laure’s reclusive great-uncle lives in a tall house by the sea. With them they carry what might be the museum’s most valuable and dangerous jewel.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
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  • By Elizabeth on 08-06-14

So sad

Overall
3 out of 5 stars
Performance
4 out of 5 stars
Story
4 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 02-16-16

Well written and the reader has a great voice. This book is so sad. I would recommend this book to someone interested in WWII.

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