Behind the Mic: On The Glass Hotel by Emily St. John Mandel, Read by Dylan Moore
Jo Reed and Emily Connelly Discuss the Quiet Ghost Story and Carefully Crafted Mystery
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Dylan Moore’s cool, smooth narration carries listeners through this story of deception, betrayal, and the cost of guilt. Host Jo Reed and AudioFile’s Emily Connelly discuss Emily St. John Mandel’s newest audiobook centered around a fictional Ponzi scheme and the impact of its inevitable collapse. This is a novel that drifts from one point of view to another, and Moore’s narration guides listeners through subtle shifts in tone and accent. It’s a quiet ghost story and a carefully crafted mystery.
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