Narrator Danielle Cohen merges lyrical descriptions of 1954 Cornwall with portrayals of intriguing main characters. Burdened by secrets, a mother and daughter must find a new home. Cohen portrays the mother, Magda, with a Polish intonation and tones of sharpness and sarcasm. Magda's determination to renovate a derelict estate is contrasted with the longings and fears of her obedient but resentful daughter, Mila. In a youthful-sounding voice, Cohen adds the fanciful innocence of 5-year-old Jane and the solid and caring tone of Jack, a stranger who lives nearby. Cohen distinguishes the Cornish townsfolk with precision and unspools enchanting legends and secrets that will captivate listeners as much as this story's characters and setting. S.W. Winner of AudioFile Earphones Award © AudioFile 2022, Portland, Maine [Published: DECEMBER 2022]
Trade Ed. Blackstone Audio 2022
CD ISBN 9798212221382 $46.95 Ten CDs
MP3-CD ISBN 9798212221399 $31.95 One MP3-CDs
DD ISBN 9798212221436 $19.95
Library Ed. Blackstone Audio 2022
CD ISBN 9798212221375 $107.00 Ten CDs
DD ISBN 9798212221429 $59.95
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