Title: The Thirteenth Tale
Author: Diane Setterfield
Narrator: Bianca Amato and Jill Tanner
Genre: Fiction, Mystery
Audio: 15.6 hours
Publisher: Recorded Books
I read The Thirteenth Tale a few years ago and fell in love with it. It’s as delicious as those 19th century Gothic novels and full of mystery and suspense. You can read what I had to say about it here.
There were two narrators. One for Margaret and one for Vida Winter. This worked well. I especially liked the narrator for Ms. Winter. She reminded me of the narrator for Rebecca which added to that Gothic feel that I loved so much. As I was running by palm trees and through warm sea air (you really should all be jealous of where I live), I felt like I was in the English moors at wintertime. That’s pretty impressive.
Even though I had read this before, I found myself captivated by the story and eager to listen to it. I highly recommend this audiobook for those who want to reread The Thirteenth Tale and I think it would be a great way to experience the book for the first time as well. But beware, there is an abridged version out there and you don’t want to miss any of this book.
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