The Last Garden in England by Julia Kelly, Read by a Full Cast
An Engrossing Historical Novel
Every Monday through Friday, AudioFile’s editors recommend the best in audiobook listening. We keep our daily episodes short and sweet, with audiobook clips to give you a sample of our featured listens.
The inviting performances of Marisa Calin, Shiromi Arserio, Katherine Littrell, Danielle Cohen, and Siobhan Waring add to the immersive pleasure of this engaging historical novel, The Last Garden in England, by bestselling author Julia Kelly. Host Jo Reed and AudioFile’s Robin Whitten discuss an intriguing story setting: the English garden at Highbury House over three generations, complete with romance, tragedy, and secrets. Set alternately in 1907, 1944, and the present day, the plot follows compelling written characters with affecting lives and interesting personal challenges, all connected to one another by Highbury’s gardens. Read the full review of the audiobook on AudioFile’s website.
Shakespeare inspired over 25 titles for Charles Dickens writings. Like the story of Hamlet, David Copperfield is the story of the boy trying to control his own destiny despite the duties he feels obligated to fulfill. Listen at Naxos AudioBooks.