Nona the Ninth by Tamsyn Muir, Read by Moira Quirk
The Next Enthralling Chapter in the Locked Tomb Series
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Moira Quirk narrates this satisfyingly complex and enjoyably confusing third entry in Tamsyn Muir’s Locked Tomb series, Nona the Ninth. AudioFile’s Emily Connelly tries to explain the series to host Jo Reed, and maybe succeeds? In Nona the Ninth, the world is ending, but all Nona wants to do is have her six-month birthday party with all of her favorite people (and dogs) in attendance. Quirk’s portrayal of Nona is utterly captivating. She woke up six months ago in a body that seems to belong to someone else, but is enthusiastic and delighted by almost everything she encounters. Quirk must use her skills as a narrator to suggest interpretations of events (many fairly disastrous) outside of Nona’s understanding, and her compelling and moving performance will please fans of the series.