Night Music: Nocturnes 2

  • by John Connolly
  • Narrated by Gareth Armstrong, Jeff Harding, Penelope Rawlins, Luke Thompson
  • 13 hrs and 55 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

A decade after Nocturnes first terrified and delighted listeners, John Connolly, best-selling author of 13 acclaimed thrillers featuring private investigator Charlie Parker, gives us a second volume of tales of the supernatural. From stories of the monstrous for dark winter nights to fables of fantastic libraries and haunted books, from a tender account of love after death to a frank, personal and revealing account of the author's affection for myths of ghosts and demons, this is a collection that will surprise, delight, and terrify.
Night Music also contains two novellas: the multiaward-winning The Caxton Private Lending Library & Book Depository and The Fractured Atlas, featuring The Wanderer in Unknown Realms, previously published as an ebook, developed here into a five-part novella. Night Music: Nocturnes 2 is a masterly collection to be listened to with the lights on. Menace has never been so seductive.

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Customer Reviews

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Inconsistent

Some real gems, but I do not think the decision to use different voice actors for different stories is all that successful - save for chapter 4 where it works really well. In chapter 13 Jeff Harding draws you right into the story in his customary way. A shame about the narration for the Fractured Atlas sections, because I really liked story - the performances, not so much. If you've read all of the Charlie Parker novels it's worth a read on a dark winters night and your at a loose end.
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- Warren Hughes

Unsure

Would you say that listening to this book was time well-spent? Why or why not?

Unsure yet. May need another listen. Found my mind turning off. The first one really held me hooked.


Has Night Music: Nocturnes 2 put you off other books in this genre?

No


What didn’t you like about the narrators’s performance?

Not keen on some


If this book were a film would you go see it?

No


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- Carl hamer

Book Details

  • Release Date: 15-10-2015
  • Publisher: Hodder & Stoughton