I LOVE audio books, partly because I have a lengthy commute, and they help pass the time. But there's also something wonderful about listening to a story--I think back to the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries when novels would frequently be shared aloud. Any other audio book fans out there? What good books have you heard?
Some of my favorites to listen to--combination of fantastic story and superb narration:
Rebecca, by Daphne Du Maurier
The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-time, by Mark Haddon
Portrait of a Killer: Jack the Ripper, Case Closed, by Patricia Cornwell
Harry Potter series, narrated by Jim Dale!!
The Tale of Despereaux, by Kate DiCamillo
ANYTHING by David Sedaris, narrated by David Sedaris.
(I have to be careful with Sedaris, though, because I often start laughing so hard that I risk a car accident)
And whoever said Hit Man was one of their favorite books, the audio version is great, too!
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