AudioFile - Find your next great audiobook
Get our Newsletter

USELESS MIRACLE

by | Read by George Newbern

Fiction • 9.25 hrs. • Unabridged • © 2021

This book is monumentally improved as an audiobook production because of the energy of narrator George Newbern. He grabs listeners by the lapels as he voices Professor George Entmen, a nice guy with a respectable but lackluster life except that he has developed the ability to fly. But even his flying--not soaring, but subtle low and slow floating--seems as underwhelming as the rest of his existence. Newbern's delivery elevates mundane descriptions of the self-deprecating protagonist, his dreary co-workers, and his ordinary family. Newbern's performance succeeds in eliciting such a surplus of empathy that one roots for Entmen to vanquish scam artists, fellow academics, and myriad other emerging lowlifes who seek to expose his miracle as either a fraud or a cheap trick. J.B. © AudioFile 2021, Portland, Maine [Published: MAY 2021]

Trade Ed. • Dreamscape • 2021

CD ISBN 9781662022500 $59.99 • Eight CDs

MP3-CD ISBN 9781662022548 $39.99 • One MP3-CDs

DD ISBN 9781662022531 $34.99

 

Library Ed. • Dreamscape • 2021

Advertisement 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 ×