A Prayer for the Crown-Shy by Becky Chambers, Read by Emmett Grosland
A Hopeful and Introspective Sequel
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Emmett Grosland narrates A Prayer for the Crown-Shy with the perfect tone for Becky Chamber’s delightful and introspective sequel to A Psalm for the Wild-Built. AudioFile’s Emily Connelly tells host Jo Reed about the joy of spending time with tea monk Sibling Dex and their always inquisitive robot companion, Mosscap. The two are leaving the woods behind and venturing out into the human villages on their moon, Panga, to help Mosscap understand the needs of humans. Grosland gives Mosscap a bright voice that suits the charming robot and captures Dex’s exasperated yet kind tone as they try to guide Mosscap through the human world. It’s a hopeful listen, full of humor, in a world that listeners will yearn to return to.