This audiobook is a lesser-known collection of childhood reminiscences by the author of THE WIND IN THE WILLOWS. Narrator Simon Vance does his best to liven up the stories, originally written in 1895. The work has a nostalgic tone and often makes references to Greek myths. Vance delivers a commanding performance. While the stories are intended for children, they do not come across as having been written solely for children. Vance's narration style places them in the context of more popular British stories like those of Lewis and Tolkein. Nonetheless, because of its Victorian style, this work may have a difficult time capturing today's audience. A.G.M. © AudioFile 2019, Portland, Maine [Published: OCTOBER 2019]
Trade Ed. Blackstone Audio 2017
CD ISBN 9781538506585 $24.95 Three CDs
MP3-CD ISBN 9781538506592 $19.95 One MP3-CDs
DD ISBN 9781538506608 $16.95
Library Ed. Blackstone Audio 2017
CD ISBN 9781538506578 $30.00 Three CDs
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