Sea of Tranquility by Emily St. John Mandel, Read by John Lee, Dylan Moore, Arthur Morey, and Kirsten Potter
A Mesmerizing Listening Experience
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The four narrators who deliver Emily St. John Mandel’s newest novel, Sea of Tranquility, create a mesmerizing listening experience full of time shifts. Host Jo Reed and AudioFile’s Emily Connelly discuss the audiobook full of interlocking storylines that call back to the author’s Station Eleven and The Glass Hotel. John Lee effortlessly transports listeners to 1918 British Columbia, while Dylan Moore brings a perfect mix of malaise and inertia to her characterization of a woman living in 2020 New York. Kirsten Potter shines as she takes listeners on an ill-fated book tour at the start of a 2200s pandemic, with insights that cut close to home. And Arthur Morey’s beautiful, haunting narration of a man from a moon colony ties the story together. Curious listeners can learn more about the audiobook from Arthur Morey in AudioFile’s recent narrator webinar.
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