The Open Window
- Narrated by: Phillip J. Mather
- Length: 8 mins
- Unabridged Audiobook
- Release date: 31-01-14
- Language: English
- Publisher: Spoken Realms
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By Susan on 10-08-14
A total delight to listen to!
One of Saki’s finest pieces, a trickster’s tale where reality and illusion are hard to pin down. Saki’s dry wit is there to the end and full of surprises. You get drawn in to the mystery exactly the way the protagonist does which is a clever trick.
Phillip J. Mather’s narration is absolutely perfect to tell the tale of Mr. Nuttle. He captures the acerbic tone of and sense of loss of the characters, as well as the dark wit that’s there under everything as the story unravels.
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By Susan Keefe on 04-09-14
Great short story.
Would you consider the audio edition of The Open Window to be better than the print version?
I cannot honestly say, as I have not read the print version.
What was one of the most memorable moments of The Open Window?
A piece in the middle, but to explain it here would ruin the story, and the end, I think, which explains it all, a very clever touch.
What does Phillip J. Mather bring to the story that you wouldn’t experience if you just read the book?
Phillip's upper-class English voice is perfect for the narration of this story, adding a wonderful depth to it.
Any additional comments?
This is a very good short story with a great twist and enhanced by Phillip J. Mather's excellent narration.
1 of 1 people found this review helpful