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Audiobooks performed by a cast or versatile narrator...
This call comes out of a sample for the audio book for the Nightrunners Book 1 - Luck in the Shadows by Lynn Flewelling. As Read by... well i dont remember the guys name.
But it was AWFUL. I listened to the sample. He had no acting ability whatsoever. He didnt show any difference in emotion in what he was reading. And to top it off, he read the thing the way a preacher reads the happy parts of the bible.
So now im on a quest.
I have a fond childhood memory of the Hank the Cowdog books read by the author. He had this amazing ability to play the characters that made them memorable, and gave them all great character.
That is what im looking for. Something like that for grown ups. I want to listen to a novel read by either a really versatile actor/narrator, or even better, a cast of people.
I have no idea where to start though. Google fails more and more these days and google bombed tags and links will take you straight to audible's front page if you so much as type audio book in the search.
I know a lot of you are readers, and novel enthusiasts, so i figure you people would know a really well read novel when you hear it.
Bonus: I enjoyed James Marsden's reading of the Dresden Files books. That serves as an example of the right person reading the right book.