The Memory of Love

eAudio - unabridged
Audio (7.52 hours)
Product Number: Z05792
Released: Feb 26, 2013
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781470326371
Narrator/s: Susan Lyons
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Description

The Memory of Love is a story of courage and survival set on New Zealand's North Island where a Swedish doctor's lonely life is changed when she rescues a small boy. This beautifully written novel explores the destructive, forbidden and healing powers of love.

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Author(s): Linda Olsson

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All formats/editions

CD
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Author(s): Linda Olsson
Narrator(s): Susan Lyons
Product Number C02156
Released: May 14, 2013
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781470326364
MP3 CD
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Author(s): Linda Olsson
Narrator(s): Susan Lyons
Product Number MP0768
Released: Jun 12, 2013
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781470341022
eBook
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Author(s): Linda Olsson
Product Number EB00398589
Released: Jun 05, 2014
Business Term: 2 Year
Publisher: Penguin Books
ISBN: #9781101603024

Professional reviews

"Susan Lyons creates a believable accent for Marion Flint, a Swedish retired doctor who is living on an isolated beach in New Zealand. Linda Olsson's beautiful prose intertwines the story of Marion's past and an account of her unexpected maternal love for a mildly autistic boy named Ika, who is living with his abusive grandmother. Lyons adopts a fitting quality of reserve for Marion, who fears she could lose Ika so that his grandmother can keep her access to welfare. A subtle change of tone adds a dreamy note for the flashbacks to Marion's traumatic childhood and her doomed love affairs. The flattened vowels of the myriad New Zealand characters are adequate; it is Lyons's portrayal of a solitary woman finding unforeseen joy that is perfect. A.B. (c) AudioFile 2013, Portland, Maine"

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