[LMB] OT: ISO Calibrated Book Recommendations

Meg Justus mmegaera at nwlink.com
Thu Aug 30 18:48:13 BST 2007

> Not with the book per se, but I've been appalled by some of the really bad 
> readings I've come
> across.  And these people do it professionally!  The worst was Dorothy 
> Dunnett's "Dolly and the
> Bird of Paradise", in which the narrator/protagonist is from Glasgow, with 
> a local accent; and the
> reader had an accent that sounded to me like New Jersey.  And never the 
> twain shall meet.

Oh, yes.  I really wanted audio versions of Dorothy Sayers.  But the only 
ones I can find unabridged are read by Ian Carmichael.  Who was already my 
least favorite of the two video Lord Peters, and who on top of that can't do 
a female voice to save his life.


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