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  • The Lambs

  • By: Peter James Cottrell
  • Narrated by: Gerry O'Brien
  • Length: 8 hrs and 59 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 2
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3

Gincy, autumn 1916: The 9th Battalion, The Royal Dublin Fusiliers, known rather ominously as The Lambs, go over the top. In 1914, Kevin Flynn had hardly given the war a thought; everyone said it would be over by Christmas. Instead, desperate to impress a girl called Mary, Flynn and his friends begin a journey that leads inexorably to the shattered ruins of Ginchy and suffering beyond imagination.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • A Brilliant Depiction of a Horrible War

  • By Brendan on 03-19-16

A Brilliant Depiction of a Horrible War

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

Reviewed: 03-19-16

Gerry O'Brien nails the orchestra of various accents. Cork, Dublin, "West Brit", Belfast, even American: all the voices sound authentic. Bravo Soundings/Isis. Would someone record Jean Giono's Le Grand Troupeau (To the Slaughterhouse)?