Checkmate : The Lymond Chronicles

  • by Dorothy Dunnett
  • Narrated by Andrew Napier
  • Series: The Lymond Chronicles
  • 30 hrs and 26 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

1557 and Francis Crawford of Lymond is back in France, leading an army against England. But even as the Scots adventurer succeeds on the battlefield, his past becomes a subject of intense interest to both sides. For whoever knows the secret of Lymond's parentage possesses the power to control him - and destroy him.

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POOR CHOICE OF NARRATOR

The pronunciation of the French phrases and names is so bad as to make them unintelligible.
The narrator of the first book in the series was much better.
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- Helen

Badly read with unintelligible French & Latin tags

The reader's accent is so heavy in the quotes that they are unintelligible which obstructs the story. The accent in general feels inappropriate for the story and is certainly an obstacle for US readers. I hope you will find another reader for the other Dunnett books.
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- Nancy Stewart

Book Details

  • Release Date: 07-11-2013
  • Publisher: Whole Story Audiobooks