K. Rodrigue

Dallas, TX
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  • Revenge

  • Eleven Dark Tales
  • By: Yoko Ogawa
  • Narrated by: Kaleo Griffith, Johanna Parker
  • Length: 4 hrs and 24 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 45
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 43
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 44

An aspiring writer moves into a new apartment and discovers that her landlady has murdered her husband. Elsewhere, an accomplished surgeon is approached by a cabaret singer, whose beautiful appearance belies the grotesque condition of her heart. And while the surgeon's jealous lover vows to kill him, a violent envy also stirs in the soul of a lonely craftsman. Desire meets with impulse and erupts, attracting the attention of the surgeon's neighbor - who is drawn to a decaying residence that is now home to instruments of human torture.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Maybe, more Gray then Dark?

  • By Jim "The Impatient" on 10-28-14

Eloquent stories, uneven narration

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Reviewed: 01-18-19

Well worth the short read. The male narrator was wonderful, but the female narrator’s voice and annunciation was highly annoying.

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