No one captures Old New York society like Edith Wharton, and no one could perform this satirical audiobook better than Carrington MacDuffie. With a gift for tone and a wide array of character voices, MacDuffie brings us a complex story of family, status, and social flaws that seems, in many ways, wholly contemporary. The audiobook takes place in 1920s America, yet MacDuffie captures marital discord, family intrigue, and a general desire for ease and personal peace that most listeners can understand in the 21st century. Pacing and phrasing make the audiobook an engaging listen, and MacDuffie's strong voice is a powerful guide throughout the text. While the plot can stall occasionally, MacDuffie keeps the momentum going with her performance, leading listeners from scene to scene with verve. L.B.F. © AudioFile 2023, Portland, Maine [Published: SEPTEMBER 2023]
Trade Ed. Blackstone Audio 2023
CD ISBN 9798200939961 $36.95 Eight CDs
MP3-CD ISBN 9798200939978 $31.95 One MP3-CDs
DD ISBN 9798200940011 $22.95
Library Ed. Blackstone Audio 2023
CD ISBN 9798200939954 $111.00 Eight CDs
DD ISBN $64.95
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