[LMB] OT: ISO Calibrated Book Recommendations
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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