Matrix by Lauren Groff, Read by Adjoa Andoh
A Resonant Narration of a National Book Award Finalist
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Adjoa Andoh’s masterful narration channels the power running throughout Lauren Groff’s latest novel, Matrix. Host Jo Reed and AudioFile’s Emily Connelly discuss the National Book Award Finalist novel about Marie de France, half sister of Queen Eleanor of Aquitaine, who is sent to a decrepit, far-flung abbey in England. Andoh allows listeners to fully experience the nuns’ rich personalities, using an impressive range of accents, timbers, and rhythms throughout. Above all, it is her depiction of Marie that shines most brightly. This resonant and authentic narration honors the novel and makes for a truly compelling audiobook.
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