Narrator Jenny Funnell's soft, elegant voice draws listeners into this account of the sinking of the TITANIC, that coincided with the end of the Edwardian era, a time of great change in British history. Focusing on six of the ship's first-class passengers, the author examines a way of life that would be gone forever by the time WWI ended. The story begins at Leslie House, where we meet aristocrat Noel Leslie, who pops up throughout this work. Funnell brings humanity to the devotion between Isidor and Ida Straus, who chose to die together on the ship rather to have Ida board a lifeboat. Russell also brings in many other accounts of the sinking--from a movie made soon afterward by a surviving actress to James Cameron's computer simulations and exploratory dives. J.A.S. © AudioFile 2019, Portland, Maine [Published: DECEMBER 2019]
Trade Ed. Simon & Schuster Audio 2019
DD ISBN 9781508296720 $23.99
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