Pulitzer Prize-winning historian Caroline Elkins is esteemed for her meticulous research. This fine audiobook production fully conveys the grim authority of her critique of Britain's performance of "the white man's burden" in its long centuries of empire. Narrator Adam Barr is steady and forthright, expressive and at the same time restrained, as he takes us through a pattern of colonial governance that is pervasively brutal and appalling. No one, it seems, can administer corporal punishment quite like a British officer. This is an impressive work of research and storytelling, flawlessly narrated--but unremittingly sad. D.A.W. © AudioFile 2022, Portland, Maine [Published: MAY 2022]
Trade Ed. Random House Audio 2022
DD ISBN 9780593454206 $35.00
Library Ed. Books on Tape 2022
DD ISBN 9780593454213 $95.00
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