Through narrator Laurence Bouvard's varied performance, listeners are treated to a family saga and a history of the development of Oman. Mayya, Asma, and Khawla are three sisters whose lives and concerns are vividly brought to life by Bouvard. She is a talented female narrator who is up for the challenge of depicting these very different women with distinct personalities. Listeners are brought into shy Mayya's inner thoughts by a soft, contemplative voice. Asma sounds much much more strident as she claims her rights in a male-dominated society. As Khawla, Bouvard seethes at the frustrations of a life dictated by others. Fans of world literature will sink into the large cast of characters and rich setting. M.R. © AudioFile 2019, Portland, Maine [Published: NOVEMBER 2019]
Trade Ed. Tantor Media 2019
CD ISBN 9781515948490 $39.99 Eight CDs
MP3-CD ISBN 9781618037985 $29.99 One MP3-CDs
DD ISBN 9781515948483 $19.99
Library Ed. Tantor Media 2019
DD ISBN 9781618037978 $47.95
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