A Bird on Its Journey

Narrated by: Cathy Dobson
Length: 36 mins
4 out of 5 stars (8 ratings)

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Beatrice Harraden (1864-1936) was a British writer and suffragette.

A Bird on Its Journey is the story of a mysterious young Englishwoman hiking alone through Switzerland. When she arrives at a mountain hotel, she discovers that the piano is badly out of tune.

The young woman, although she is travelling with only a small knapsack, has brought with her a tuning hammer, and she proceeds to tune the piano. The rest of the snobbish English guests assume that the girl is indeed a piano tuner, and as a result they ignore her and consider her impertinent and unfeminine. But the girl has a secret, and she soon has her revenge on the party.

Public Domain (P)2016 Red Door Audiobooks
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Distracting Narration

The story is wonderful, but the narration is so contrived that it is difficult to truly appreciate it. I wish I had listened to the sample before purchasing.

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  • JZ
  • 04-01-20

Good writing, Bad Reading

The narrators voice drags at the end of almost every word in a way that is quite hard to bare.

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It was a good book

The readers voice dragged on to much but over all it was s good book