After the Crash

  • by Michel Bussi, Sam Taylor - translator
  • Narrated by Daniel Philpott
  • 12 hrs and 13 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

On the night of 22 December 1980, a plane crashes on the Franco-Swiss border and is engulfed in flames. Out of 169 passengers, 168 are killed instantly. The miraculous sole survivor is a newborn baby.
But the identity of the child is unknown, and two families - one rich and affluent, and the other poor - step forward to claim her. So begins a private investigation that wil go on for the next 18 years....
The novel opens on the eve of the girl's 18th birthday. For years now Credule Grand-Duc has been trying to uncover the truth about the child's identity - is she Emilie or Lyse-Rose? And now it seems he has discovered a terrible secret. He plans to take his own life but not before he places his account of the investigation in the girl's hands. However someone else gets to him first....

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This is the worst kind of audiobook: I really didn't like it because of the totally unrealistic characters but had to finish because I wanted to know the end
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- Britt Guha

LOVED THE STORY DIDN'T ENJOY THE NARRATOR AT ALL

What would have made After the Crash better?

I REALLY ENJOYED THE THEME OF THIS STORY BUT COULDN'T CONTINUE
WITH THE BOOK BECAUSE THE NARRATOR REALLY IRRITATED ME.

AT TIMES I THOUGHT I WAS LISTENING TO ALLO ! ALLO !

I ONLY LISTENED TO A FEW CHAPTERS BEFORE ABANDONING THE BOOK.
I MAY HAVE TO BUY IT IN PAPERBACK.


Who might you have cast as narrator instead of Daniel Philpott?

I AM SURE DANIEL PHILLPOTT IS A THROUGHLY GOOD NARRATOR. HOWEVER, IN THIS INSTANCE I FOUND HIS VOICE VERY IRRITATING


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- MIKE

Book Details

  • Release Date: 12-03-2015
  • Publisher: Orion Publishing Group