Narrators Kimberly Farr and Cassandra Campbell perform most of this epistolary novel, and they couldn't be better. Imogen's column in Seattle's NORTHWEST HOME & LIFE inspires Joan in L.A. to send a fan letter, along with a packet of saffron from her travels. In time, their correspondence grows into a close friendship. Farr gives Imogen a genial gentility. We hear a cheerful smile behind her words. Campbell captures Joan's youth and enthusiasm, as well as her genuine delight whenever she hears from Imogen. Mark Bramhall depicts Imogen's husband, Francis, as a soft-spoken man. Maggie-Meg Reed handles the narration in Part II of the novel. Filled with friendship, love, and deep emotions, this audiobook is comfort food for difficult times. S.J.H. © AudioFile 2022, Portland, Maine [Published: MARCH 2022]
Trade Ed. Penguin Audio 2022
DD ISBN 9780593552506 $15.00
Library Ed. Books on Tape 2022
DD ISBN 9780593552513 $38.00
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