Thalia Book Club: David Wroblewski's The Story of Edgar Sawtelle

  • by David Wroblewski
  • Narrated by Ted Marcoux, Daniel Menaker
  • 1 hrs and 14 mins
  • Speech

Publisher's Summary

The novelist talks with author and journalist Daniel Menaker about this deeply satisfying first novel-a multigenerational family story, great adventure, and murder mystery set in the farmlands of northern Wisconsin. This mesmerizing book centers on the coming of age of a mute teenage boy who has a rare ability to communicate with dogs.


Audible Editor Reviews

Featuring David Wroblewski, with Daniel Menaker as emcee and Ted Marcoux as a performer, this episode of the Thalia Book Club is about David Wroblewski's first novel The Story of Edgar Sawtelle. Dark and intriguing, Wroblewski's book is part detective novel, part coming-of-age story. Set in the Midwest, the book follows a young, speechless boy as he attempts to catch a murderer and discover the depths of his own secret powers. Menaker and Wroblewski are both a treat to listen to. This performance is a must for any avid book club fan.


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Book Details

  • Release Date: 16-03-2010
  • Publisher: Symphony Space