The Angel of Rome by Jess Walter, Read by Edoardo Ballerini and Julia Whelan
Empathic, Witty, and Finely Wrought Stories
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Host Jo Reed and AudioFile’s Alan Minskoff discuss this audiobook that marks the convergence of two Golden Voice narrators with one of the country’s finest fiction writers. In The Angel of Rome, Jess Walter’s writing ennobles his characters, making the ordinary extraordinary. Edoardo Ballerini and Julia Whelan narrate these empathic, witty, and finely wrought short stories. Whelan sparkles with her persuasive style, smooth tone, and practiced cadence. Ballerini acts all his stories with restraint and veracity, performing with his characteristic empathy and signature evocative tone.