The Midnight Library by Matt Haig, Read by Carey Mulligan
Mulligan’s Talent Shines in This Vibrant Audiobook
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English actress Carey Mulligan narrates The Midnight Library, a wondrous audiobook about a woman’s existential journey between life and death. Host Jo Reed and AudioFile’s Michele Cobb discuss this moving audiobook about what it means to have a good life. Nora Seed’s life has taken a dark turn: no job, many losses, and a relationship not worth continuing. When she attempts suicide, she wakes up in the Midnight Library that, much like a real library, contains many stories—all of which are hers. Carey Mulligan is a nimble narrator, and she maintains a strong narrative cohesion with her vibrant and humane portrayals of Nora and the recurring characters who appear in the various lives she explores.
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