Locke & Key

CD - unabridged
Audio (11 discs)
Product Number: BN9496
Released: Dec 15, 2015
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781511367684
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Description

Based on the best-selling, award-winning graphic novel series Locke & Key - written by acclaimed suspense novelist Joe Hill (NOS4A2, Horns) and illustrated by Gabriel Rodriguez - this multi-cast, fully dramatized production brings the images and words to life. Featuring performances by Haley Joel Osment (Entourage, The Sixth Sense), Tatiana Maslany (Orphan Black), Kate Mulgrew (Orange Is the New Black), and a full cast, this audio drama will haunt you for years.

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Series: Locke & Key
Genre: Horror
Awards:2016-Original Work-Finalist-Audies

Professional reviews

"The concepts in this production, based on a graphic novel, are perfectly executed by a full cast. The work includes a great deal of ambient sound--background chatter, passing traffic, even the ocean--because it was recorded in various locations. This adds to the credibility of the story, which is about a strange family haunted by a magical history involving mysterious keys that open many things, including the mind. The large cast, including some familiar names from stage and screen, builds a world where almost anything is possible with the right key--which evil forces also want to possess. The large cast sometimes makes it hard to identify the speaker. And while the special effects are generally good, a few fight scenes are just a series of grunts and slaps, leaving the listener perplexed about what's happening. The heroes of the book are children and teenagers, which offers some interesting scenarios. Kate Mulgrew leads the way with her perfect portrayal of an ancient grandmother with an evil streak. M.S. © AudioFile 2015, Portland, Maine"

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