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The Secret History of Twin Peaks Audiobook

The Secret History of Twin Peaks

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The Secret History of Twin Peaks enlarges the world of the original series, placing the unexplained phenomena that unfolded there into a vastly layered, wide-ranging history, beginning with the journals of Lewis and Clark and ending with the shocking events that closed the finale.

The perfect way to get in the mood for the upcoming Showtime series.

Full cast of narrators includes Amy Shiels, Annie Wersching, Chris Mulkey, David Patrick Kelly and James Morrison.

©2016 Mark Frost (P)2016 Macmillan Audio

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  • adam
    10/23/16
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    "This Audio Book is not what it appears"

    In the words of Dale Cooper: I'm going to let you in on a little secret. Every day, once a day, give yourself a present. Don't plan it. Don't wait for it. Just let it happen. It could be a new shirt at the men's store, a catnap in your office chair, two cups of good, hot black coffee, or a delightful audio book that will further enrich the world of Twin Peaks for you.

    4 of 4 people found this review helpful
  • Daniel Hammonds
    10/21/16
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    "Massive disappointment"

    I've been anticipating this book with great excitement but I feel like I've just been "Rick Rolled". I was expecting something written in the same vain as Cooper's autobiography and Laura's diary that bridged the gap between the original and the new series, but what I got was tedious, unrelated waffle hastily tied together at the end to justify using the Twin Peaks brand...and make an easy buck. There is little relevance to the series and the back stories of a few characters was already covered in the series. Just as the book finally begins to get interesting and teases some interesting insights it ends.

    3 of 4 people found this review helpful
  • laura tiplady
    10/19/16
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    "Wow Bob wow"

    Well ! What a story following a far longer timeline than I anticipated. The historical back story was interesting and relevant and as we grew closer to the time of the series I got more and more excited. I am literally desperate for season 3 now so hurry up 2017!

    3 of 4 people found this review helpful
  • A User
    6/19/17
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    "Great for filling the days between episodes of The Return!"

    If you're after some great connective tissue from Mark Frost with some illuminating details concerning characters in The Return, this is an absolute treat. It's also performed by many of the cast. All round, damn good 👍

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  • Crafty Mama
    6/17/17
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    "Wow Mark Wow"

    This is a top notch addition/essential for any Twin Peaks obsessive. In order to properly understand what is happening in season 3, this book offers important and relevant detail. Watch out for the 'mother of prostitues'!!!!!

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  • BunchOfSteve
    London
    6/13/17
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    "An unexpected journey"

    25 years after the show ended, I had some certain expectations of what this book might be. I was way off. What's here is so unexpected, it took me several tries to approach it and settle into the story that it wanted to tell, not the story I wanted to hear. Once it clicked – I was all in. Mark Frost's deft interweaving of apocryphal American history, of a surprisingly broad scope, is used to deepen and enlarge the uncanny cosmology of Twin Peaks. Now that the new series is underway, overlooked clues buried in this book are beginning to surface.

    Well worth your time if you enjoy a mystery that won't give itself up without a fight.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  • Kevin
    5/2/17
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    "Gets better each time."

    I do not usually bother with reviews but as this is the third time I've completed the Secret History Of Twin Peaks I must say it really does add depth and intrigue into the whole Twin Peaks universe.

    So many bizarre coincidences and occurrences to mull over and consider, going way way back into American history for the most tenuous of possible links, that somehow all lead to that one location 'Twin Peaks'. You can either absorb and enjoy the narrative or get totally confused, nothing is cut and dry and it's down to the individual to interrupt the information.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  • Andrea
    5/2/17
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    "For all trim peaks addicts"

    An excellent read. Essential for all twin peaks buffs. First rate narration - I was hooked throughout.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  • sarah gardner
    2/2/17
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    "What a history!!!"

    Loved it.
    I was a true Twin Peaks fan back in the 90s and with news of the new series starting 2017 I was excited by the book title.

    I loved the fact that not only does it use historic events with names I have come to know from the town of Twin Peaks but it also builds up the history of characters we know and love and their history to the town and one another beyond what we learnt from the TV show.

    Excellent to also have Agent Cooper feature.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  • AndyLangbo
    1/18/17
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    "Brilliant"

    Can't wait for the new series after reading this. adds new dimensions to the Twin Peaks world!

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful

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