The Star of Kazan

  • by Eva Ibbotson
  • Narrated by Patricia Connolly
  • 10 hrs and 11 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

In early 20th-century Vienna, Annika is raised by Ellie and Sigrid, a cook and housemaid for a household of three professors. Abandoned when she was a baby, Annika dreams of the day her mother will come back to claim her.Then one day, it happens. A glamorous woman arrives and sweeps Annika away to a crumbling castle in Germany. But there is much more to this new woman than meets the eye - and none of it is good.

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sweet and light

This was a lovely story. I hadn't realised it would be aimed at younger listeners as I've only ready Eva Ibbotson's books with adult characters, but even so I enjoyed it. The plot developments were easy enough to spot, but the pleasure was in the characters and the narrative.
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- Catriona

Book Details

  • Release Date: 28-08-2008
  • Publisher: Whole Story Audiobooks