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3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 3.00 (972 ratings) (rate this audio book) Author: Aminatta Forna Narrator: Kobna Holdbrook-Smith Publisher: Recorded Books Format: Unabridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Release Date:
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The Telegraph (UK) calls Aminatta Forna's Commonwealth Writers' Prize-winning tale an affecting, passionate and intelligent novel about the redemptive power of love and storytelling. In the aftermath of Sierra Leone's 1990s civil war, British psychologist Adrian Lockheart comes to work at the Freetown hospital. There he meets a dying elderly patient who confesses to Adrian his past crimes of passion and betrayal.

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  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 by Delaney | 2/16/2014

    " slow at first, interconnectedness, makes several points that stick. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 by Augustapalmer | 1/7/2014

    " Intertwined stories of love, way & betrayal set in Sierra Leone. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 by Michele | 12/29/2013

    " I'd give this 3.5 if I could. I liked it, but it was a sluggish read. Preferred her memoir "the Devil that Danced on the Water." "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 by Gayle | 12/21/2013

    " Enjoyable, but unnecessarily long. I didn't altogether understand the ending so now I'm going to need to do some research... "

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About the Author
Author Aminatta Forna

Aminatta Forna is the author of two novels, Ancestor Stones and The Memory of Love, and The Devil That Danced on the Water, a memoir of her activist father, and her country, Sierra Leone. She lives in London.