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THE LAST DAYS OF SYLVIA PLATH

by | Read by Arthur Morey

Biography & Memoir • 9.75 hrs. • Unabridged • © 2020

Much has been written about Sylvia Plath, the iconic American poet whose untimely death in 1963 has haunted and intrigued admirers of her work. This audiobook relies on newly released information, as well as exclusive access to previously unavailable papers belonging to Plath's therapist. All this is well and good, but Rollyson's text lacks the energy and cohesion to make this more than a series of facts. Arthur Morey, an outstanding performer with a wide range of audiobook narration on his resumé, is not well suited to this material. Indeed, to say that his immense skill is underutilized in this is an understatement. His usually affable delivery, perfectly paced and well animated, has little impact on the text, making his performance flat and difficult to follow. L.B.F. © AudioFile 2020, Portland, Maine [Published: JULY 2020]

Trade Ed. • Blackstone Audio • 2020

CD ISBN 9781538588789 $34.95 • Nine CDs

MP3-CD ISBN 9781538588796 $29.95 • One MP3-CDs

DD ISBN 9781538588802 $19.95

 

Library Ed. • Blackstone Audio • 2020

CD ISBN 9781538588772 $90.00 • Nine CDs

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