In Times of Fading Light

A Novel
CD - unabridged
Audio (10 discs)
Product Number: DD8874
Released: Jun 11, 2013
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781622312283
Narrator/s: Simon Vance
Publisher: HighBridge Company
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An enthrallingly expansive family saga set against the backdrop of the collapse of East German communism, from a major new international voice.

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Author(s): Eugen Ruge

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In Times of Fading Light
Product Number: BX00103929
Product Number:DD8874
Product Number:Z100052571

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eAudio
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Author(s): Eugen Ruge
Narrator(s): Simon Vance
Product Number Z100052571
Released: Jun 11, 2013
Business Term: Purchase
Publisher: Highbridge Company
ISBN: #9781622312290
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Author(s): Eugen Ruge
Product Number EB00010995
Released: Jun 11, 2013
Business Term: 2 Year
Publisher: Graywolf Press
ISBN: #9781555970734

Professional reviews

"This family saga spans time, continents, and the fall of East German communism but ultimately does not make for a gripping audio experience. The story alternates between minute detail and vague leaps in time and place; furthermore, Simon Vance's skill with dialogue languishes in waves of text that seem to lack a focal point. The transitions between characters' experiences are so subtle that not even a gifted narrator like Vance can keep the listener engaged. Vance uses a voice that sounds like that of a news anchor--simultaneously deep and arched, wonderful to hear. His tone is animated, and his phrasing is crisp. But, ultimately, he is unable to provide the kind of force this novel would need to be an engaging audiobook. L.B.F. (c) AudioFile 2013, Portland, Maine"

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