Hangsaman by Shirley Jackson, Read by Julia Whelan
Psychological Terror and Suspense
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Julia Whelan narrates Hangsaman, a tale of psychological menace and suspense from Shirley Jackson, one of the genre’s greatest writers. Host Jo Reed and AudioFile’s Robin Whitten discuss how Whelan gives listeners all of the elegance of the language, building the emotional suspense exactly as Jackson intended. Whelan’s eager narration works to throw the listener off-balance with a bizarre story that is better heard than read.
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