“Angela Brazil’s narration brings out the joy,
pathos, fun and fear in Meister’s novel.
Her reading of all the characters adds to their definition. Parker’s
witty, often irreverent, words sound just as mischievous and haughty as the
real Dorothy Parker must have sounded…With a book driven by the characters and their interactions
rather than merely by plot, the ability to bring the characters to life is
essential, and Angela Brazil’s outstanding ability to do this is clearly shown
in the reading of Ellen Meister’s Farewell,