Narrator Gideon Emery is the perfect voice for this story of the British class system in the nineteenth century. Angelique Latham's father dies, and his entire estate of Belgrave Castle is entailed to Angelique's half-brother. Angelique, a bright and spirited duchess, is expelled from the estate to become a nanny to several children of a self-indulgent mother and absentee father. Emery's voices for the numerous characters move fluidly from Cockney to the posh accents of the aristocracy. His female voices are not as dramatic as his male voices, which suggest authoritative men. Steel has written yet another fun listen that spins a story of wealth, misfortune, and independence. E.B. © AudioFile 2018, Portland, Maine [Published: FEBRUARY 2018]
Library Ed. Recorded Books 2017
CD ISBN 9781490686295 $102.75 Nine CDs
MP3-CD ISBN 9781501959172 $49.75 One MP3-CDs
DD ISBN 9781490686301 $92.00
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