Cloud cuckoo land / Anthony Doerr.
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- ISBN: 9781797128528
- ISBN: 1797128523
- Physical Description: 12 audio discs (14 hr., 30 min.) : CD audio, digital ; 4 3/4 in.
- Edition: Unabridged.
- Publisher: [New York] : Simon And Schuster, 2021.
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Read by Marin Ireland and Simon Jones.
Thirteen-year-old Anna, an orphan, lives inside the formidable walls of Constantinople in a house of women who make their living embroidering the robes of priests. Restless, insatiably curious, Anna learns to read, and in this ancient city, famous for its libraries, she finds a book, the story of Aethon, who longs to be turned into a bird so that he can fly to a utopian paradise in the sky. This she reads to her ailing sister as the walls of the only place she has known are bombarded in the great siege of Constantinople. Outside the walls is Omeir, a village boy, miles from home, conscripted with his beloved oxen into the invading army. His path and Anna's will cross.
- Booklist Reviews : Booklist Reviews 2021 October #2
*Starred Review* In a paean to the power of books to nurture and heal by capturing both the beauty and chaos of the world, Doerr's new epic novel spans eight centuries. The lives of two children fleeing the siege of Constantinople in 1453, an orphan from Idaho who becomes a prisoner of war in Korea during the 1950s, a budding teenage eco-terrorist in 2020, and a lonely teenage girl traveling on a spaceship in the year 2146 are connected through an ancient Greek manuscript. Cloud Cuckoo Land by Antonius Diogenes tells the farcical tale of Aethon, a simple shepherd searching the world through the bodies of various animals for utopia in the sky only to discover his true happiness was always at home. A copy of this fictitious manuscript finds its way to each of the main characters and has a profound impact on their lives. Ireland's vivid narration brings both levity and compassion to this wondrous novel. Her Australian, Italian, and English accents, along with her enunciation of classical Greek, sound authentic. Both Ireland and Jones perform with appropriate pace and cadence for listeners to become immersed in this ambitious, imaginative novel. Copyright 2021 Booklist Reviews.
Anthony Doerr is the author of <i>All the Light We Cannot See</i>, winner of the Pulitzer Prize, the Carnegie Medal, the Alex Award, and a #1 <i>New York Times </i>bestseller. He is also the author of the story collections <i>Memory Wall</i> and <i>The Shell Collector</i>, the novel <i>About Grace</i>, and the memoir <i>Four Seasons in Rome</i>. He has won five O. Henry Prizes, the Rome Prize, the New York Public Library’s Young Lions Award, the National Magazine Award for fiction, a Guggenheim Fellowship, and the Story Prize. Born and raised in Cleveland, Ohio, Doerr lives in Boise, Idaho, with his wife and two sons. <br><br><b>Simon Jones</b> Broadway credits include: <i>The Real Thing, Benefactors, The School for Scandal, The Herbal Bed</i>, and <i>Waiting in the Wings</i> (Outer Critics Circle nominee). Off-Broadway credits include: <i>Woman in Mind, Terra Nova, Privates On Parade</i> (Drama Desk nominee). Film and TV highlights: <i>Monty Python's The Meaning of Life, Brazil, Twelve Monkeys, The Devil's Own, Brideshead Revisited, PBS's Liberty</i> and HBO's <i>Oz</i>.
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