• The Second Child

  • By: John Boyne
  • Narrated by: David McFetteridge
  • Length: 55 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook
  • Release date: 06-10-09
  • Language: English
  • Publisher: Whole Story Audiobooks
  • 3.5 out of 5 stars 3.6 (5 ratings)

Summary

Alison Clarke returns home to her father's house in rural Wexford with her movie star boyfriend, Nick. It is the first time she has been home in years. Her father does not approve of her boyfriend or her pregnancy, and Alison's mother is struggling to keep them from fighting. There is a lot of tension in the house. Will father and daughter ever make up?
©2008 John Boyne (P)2009 WF Howes Ltd
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5 out of 5 stars
By Rosie and Duncan on 08-11-11

Enjoyable short story

I really enjoyed this short audio book and have listened to it several times since I bought it. I thought the narration was good and really made it enjoyable to listen too.

I didn't think the length of the audio book was bad at all, when you listen to the story you don't even think about it. I also like to have audio books that aren't always long as its a nice length to listen to in one sitting.

I really enjoyed this book and would happily recommend to others. If you like Chick Lit & Romance then I am sure you'll like this. The other authors I have listened are Jane Green, Cecelia Ahern, Freya North for example and I would say if you like them you'll probably enjoy this as well.

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2 out of 5 stars
By Sharonh on 03-08-17

Book bum

Could make a good story but a bit disappointing as love this author. Wasn't keen on the narrator who was lacking animation at times.

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