Many of Irving's short stories are easily recognizable by their exaggerated plot details--a man who sleeps for far too long, a Halloween creature terrorizing a small town--and, for the most part, the language is strong enough to stand on its own. Adam Sims takes the reins here and provides a clear, steady reading of some of Irving's best-loved tales, but he offers little new to Irving's work. He's neutral when he needs to be and foreboding when the stories call for it, true, but his performance lacks a certain measure of the enthusiastic fantasy that can work so well with tales like these. N.J.B. © AudioFile 2015, Portland, Maine [Published: OCTOBER 2015]
Trade Ed. Naxos AudioBooks 2015
CD ISBN 9781843798002 $17.98 Two CDs
DD ISBN $12.00
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