AudioFile - Find your next great audiobook
Get our Newsletter

JASON AND THE ARGONAUTS

by | Read by David Timson

Classics • 7 hrs. • Unabridged • © 1912

David Timson brings his great gifts of creativity, sensitivity to language, and dramatic flair to his narration of THE ARGONAUTICA--but it's all a bit too much. Perhaps to prop up this lesser epic, more a scholarly gazetteer of Mediterranean myth and geography than a dramatic quest, he tries rather too hard to inject drama or emotion by putting a thrill in his voice or emphasizing particular words or phrases. At times, the effort to grab the listener's attention seems mannered and can grow distracting and tiresome. Still, when the poem cooperates, Timson carries the listener along, and his clear and expressive interpretation of the text should ultimately serve anyone seeking it in this format. W.M. © AudioFile 2019, Portland, Maine [Published: JULY 2019]

Trade Ed. • Naxos AudioBooks • 2019

DD ISBN 9781781982228 $21.50

Advertisement
The latest audiobook reviews, right in your inbox.

Get our FREE Newsletter and discover a world of audiobooks.

envelope

AudioFile Newsletter

Let us recommend your next great audiobook!

No algorithms here!
We pick great audiobooks for you.
Sign up for our free newsletter with audiobook love from AudioFile editors.

If you are already with us, thank you! Just click X above.

×

Thank you for signing up.

×

Thanks!

Thank you for contacting us!

Our group will review and follow up within 72 hours.
Thanks for your interest!

Back Home ×