Monday, August 03, 2009


THE BOOK OF NIGHT WOMEN by Marlon James, read by Robin Miles

The calypso lilt of narrator Robin Miles gives listeners an immediate sense of this novel’s setting: an eighteenth-century Jamaican sugar plantation. The rhythm of her speech really transports you--yet doesn't cover the tension and the turbulence below the surface.

Listen now. Time 2:35

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