Historical Novel

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Review: Wives and Daughters

Wives and Daughters Author: Elizabeth Gaskell; Genre: Victorian Novel; Format: Audiobook; Narrator: Nadia May; Publisher: Blackstone Audio, Inc. (2005) Rating: . Absolutely stunning narration by Nadia May really kept this long listen alive for me. Her timing and accents were wonderful. It’s a character-driven Victorian novel about young woman named Molly, the daughter of a …

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Review: The Book Woman of Troublesome Creek

The Book Woman of Troublesome Creek Author: Kim Michele Richardson; Genre: Historical Novel; Format: Audiobook; Narrator: Katie Schorr; Publisher: Blackstone Audio (2019); Rating: . Set in 1930s Kentucky, this was a fascinating story about a young woman who delivers books to rural homes. She rides a mule as she works for the Kentucky Pack Horse …

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Review: Lady Audley’s Secret

Lady Audley’s Secret Author: Mary Elizabeth Braddon; Genre: Novel, Mystery; Format: Audiobook; Narrator: Olivia Poulet; Publisher: Audible Studios (2019); Rating: . A lovely and compelling Victorian sensational novel, published in 1862. This isn’t a light read, as it contains a lot of mid-19th-century angst as the aristocratic protagonist agonizes over the disappearance of his best …

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