Shadows of Berlin by David R. Gillham, Read by Suzanne Toren
Historical Fiction from a Golden Voice
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Suzanne Toren’s performance of Gillham’s novel, Shadows of Berlin, is a tour de force. Host Jo Reed and AudioFile’s Sandi Henschel discuss this Golden Voice narrator’s skill at bringing historical fiction to life for listeners. Rachel, a Jewish refugee living in New York City in 1955, is plagued by guilt for her actions during WWII. Toren’s lush voice and understated delivery make every word ring true and every powerful emotion tug at the heart, and her Yiddish is faultless. Toren is simply outstanding.
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