The Turnout by Megan Abbott, Read by Cassandra Campbell
A Dark, Compelling Tale of Family and Deception
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Rarely will listeners find a dark contemporary novel so exquisitely narrated that it becomes an instant classic. Host Jo Reed and AudioFile’s Michele Cobb discuss Cassandra Campbell’s pitch-perfect narration of The Turnout, Megan Abbott’s audiobook full of tension and devastation. Campbell portrays the story of two sisters, Dara and Marie, who are carrying on the legacy of the Durant School of Dance, started by their mother. They hire a contractor, Derek, who becomes Marie’s unhealthy obsession—but Dara is suspicious of him. Campbell vividly captures the world of ballet and the paranoia and family secrets.
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