The Teller of Secrets by Bisi Adjapon, Read by Anniwaa Buachie
Stunningly Beautiful Listening
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Narrator Anniwaa Buachie’s talent is phenomenal; her flexibility and skill match the storytelling skill of the author, resulting in a tour-de-force audiobook, The Teller of Secrets. Host Jo Reed and AudioFile’s Michele Cobb discuss Buachie’s musical pacing as she narrates the story of Esi, a Nigerian-Ghanaian girl growing up in the 1960s. Esi’s mother disappeared when she was young, and she is trying to find herself in a world of limits dominated by men. How Esi swims against the tide of the patriarchy is satisfying, and Buachie’s range is impressive as she narrates each character, and conveys Esi’s emotions as she matures. This audiobook is stunningly beautiful and cannot be missed.
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