The Morning Gift

  • by Eva Ibbotson
  • Narrated by Kate Lock
  • 16 hrs and 17 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

Ruth lives in Vienna and is wildly in love with Heini Radik, a brilliant young pianist. When Hitler’s forces invade, Ruth’s family flees to London, but she cannot get a passport.
Quin, a young professor and friend of the family, visits Ruth and offers a marriage of convenience. On their return to London, Quin begins to fall desperately in love with her. But then Heini turns up.…


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Customer Reviews

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This is the worst narrator I have Ever listened to

Would you try another book written by Eva Ibbotson or narrated by Kate Lock?

The narrator was so awful that I found it impossible to get beyond the first chapter, therefore I cannot comment on Eva Ibbotsons work. May I suggest Kate Lock is better suited to narrating children's books?

What was most disappointing about Eva Ibbotson’s story?

See above

Would you be willing to try another one of Kate Lock’s performances?


If you could play editor, what scene or scenes would you have cut from The Morning Gift?

Not applicable.

Any additional comments?


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- carole

Beautiful story RUINED by this narrator

Who gave this narrator the job
There must have been no editor or producer to supervise
Absolutely terrible narration. The voices for the characters, tempo. Sentiment. All terrible
Ruined the story completely
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- Annabel

Book Details

  • Release Date: 07-03-2013
  • Publisher: Whole Story Audiobooks