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    • Beneath the Lion's Gaze

    • A Novel
    • By: Maaza Mengiste
    • Narrated by: Steven Crossley
    • Length: 10 hrs and 54 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 37
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 28
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 30

    This memorable, heartbreaking story opens in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, 1974, on the eve of a revolution. Yonas kneels in his mother's prayer room, pleading to his god for an end to the violence that has wracked his family and country. His father, Hailu, a prominent doctor, has been ordered to report to jail after helping a victim of state-sanctioned torture to die.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Not an easy read

    • By Robert on 03-25-12

    Regular price: $24.49