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2009 Audies – Two Books: One Category

Although I had two books in the running I was only going to win once as they were both in the Classics category… Of course, I could have come out with nothing – but Dickens came through and I won with Great Expectations.

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Great Expectations by Charles Dickens

From AudioFile magazine:This classic about young Pip’s aspirations to become a gentleman and wed Estella and fate’s different designs for him is familiar to many as a television drama and a movie. Simon Vance brings a whole new dimension to the story as he imbues each character with a unique voice, and with exquisite diction […]

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The Picture of Dorian Gray by Oscar Wilde

From AudioFile Magazine: One of the most famous of the original nineteenth-century gothic horror novels, this story follows glamorous and youthful Dorian Gray, who becomes corrupted by the fear of his own mortality. Soon, he discovers that while his portrait may age, he will not, a knowledge that leads to his ultimate downfall. Simon Vance’s […]

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