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moonlightreader

Moonlight Reader

Lawyer, mother, avid reader. Game host extraordinaire! Partner in crime to Obsidian Black Plague! My bookish weaknesses include classics, fantasy, YA, and agreeing to read more books than is even remotely possible.

Currently reading

The Dower House Mystery
Patricia Wentworth
Progress: 42 %
Capital Crimes: London Mysteries: A British Library Crime Classic (British Library Crime Classics)
Martin Edwards
Progress: 105/410 pages
Sherlock Holmes: The Definitive Collection
Arthur Conan Doyle, Stephen Fry

Reading progress update: I've listened 263 out of 928 minutes.

Dracula - Bram Stoker, Maurice Hindle, Christopher Frayling

I have tried to read Dracula several times, with absolutely no success. I simply could not engage with the narrative. I sometimes have a hard time with epistolary novels, and this was a really good example of why. Each of the voices was drowned in the distance between me and the narration. I was unable to penetrate the story, because I was so befuddled by the way in which it was being told.

 

And then I found this incredible audible audio version: link. Voiced with a full-cast, suddenly the format of the book makes perfect sense to me. The diary entries, the letters, the reports, are suddenly completely engaging.

 

I am enjoying this desperately!