The Secret Speech Audio CD – Audiobook, Unabridged
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"This is a truly remarkable debut novel. CHILD 44 is a rare blend of great insight, excellent writing, and a refreshingly original story. Favorable comparisons to
"Smith's pacing is relentless; readers wanting to put the book down for a brief rest may find themselves persevering regardless. Expect the same kind of critical acclaim for this compelling tale that greeted the publication of Martin Cruz Smith's Gorky Park (1981) more than 25 years ago...a very, very good read. Don't miss it." (Starred BOOKLIST )
"Stellar debut...completely original and absolutely satisfying." (Starred PUBLISHERS WEEKLY )
This is an outstanding book, one of the best I have listened to this year! The author succeeds in recreating the living conditions in Stalinist Russia and weaving a terrifying novel of suspense, intrigue and horror. The resolution at the end of the book is beautifully set up by the various turns of fate that befall the protagonist. This book gave me chills, and it was nearly impossible to break away while listening....Dennis Boutsikaris' performance made me feel like I was living in Stalinist Russia, and I was totally swept away by his work on this audio prduction. (RoadTripAmerica )
*Starred Review* Dennis Boutsikaris expertly conveys the fear and paranoia that permeates Smith's outstanding debut novel of murder in 1950s Stalinist Russia....Using Russian accents to their full advantage, Boutsikaris infuses his characters' dialogue with a deep sense of downtrodden melancholia. (Publishers Weekly )
Looking for un-put-downable suspense, guaranteed to give you chills during the dog days of August? Then Child 44, Tom Rob Smith's dazzling debut novel, enhanced by Dennis Boutsikaris' race-paced, authentically accented performance, is it....As Leo hunts the killer, the MGB hunt Leo, investigator becomes fugitive and the pulse-pounding excitement ratchets up in this transporting thriller-diller. (BookPage Sukey Howard )
"Dennis Boutsikaris's Russian accents are superb. He brings even minor characters to life..." (AudioFile 2009)
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Tom Rob Smith graduated from Cambridge in 2001 and lives in London.See all Product Description
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Slow going but I keep picturing Tom Hardy as the lead it helps 😍Published 7 months ago by Amazon Customer
This was a library edition but the audio discs were in pristine condition. Excellent story and narration.Published 12 months ago by Jim Millar