Unfolding in the early years of the last century, the plot of this audiobook transports listeners to Iceland, and the destination is as interesting as one might expect. Karitas is a young woman who shares her rather desperate coming-of-age experiences; her dreams are focused on one day becoming an artist. Anita Briem offers a decent performance. Her pace is somewhat uneven and often too brisk, especially as listeners try to discern one character from another. Sometimes that pace is accompanied by a lack of clarity, as well, with enunciation becoming imprecise or volume suddenly dropping too low. The story develops slowly, so dedicated listeners will have no trouble following along--it's just a matter of how patient those listeners are. L.B.F. © AudioFile 2022, Portland, Maine [Published: MAY 2022]
Trade Ed. Brilliance Audio 2022
CD ISBN 978-1-7136-2561-2 $34.99 Fourteen CDs
MP3-CD ISBN 978-1-7136-2562-9 $24.99 Two MP3-CDs
DD ISBN 978-1-7136-2563-6 $44.99
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