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The Age of Miracles

The Age of Miracles

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By (author) Karen Thompson Walker, Read by Laurence Bouvard

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  • Publisher: Whole Story Audio Books
  • Format: CD-Audio | 8 pages
  • Dimensions: 151mm x 191mm x 25mm | 208g
  • Publication date: 21 September 2012
  • Publication City/Country: Rearsby
  • ISBN 10: 1471203123
  • ISBN 13: 9781471203121
  • Edition: Unabridged
  • Edition statement: Unabridged

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'It is never what you worry over that comes to pass in the end. The real catastrophes are always different - unimagined, unprepared for, unknown...' What if our 24-hour day grew longer, first in minutes, then in hours, until day becomes night and night becomes day? What effect would this slowing have on the world? On the birds in the sky, the whales in the sea, the astronauts in space, and on an eleven-year-old girl, grappling with emotional changes in her own life? One morning, Julia and her parents wake up to discover, along with the rest of the world, that the rotation of the earth is noticeably slowing - This recording is unabridged. Typically abridged audiobooks are not more than 60% of the author's work and as low as 30% with characters and plotlines removed.

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'A stunner from the first page - an end-of-the-world, coming-of-age tale of quiet majesty. I loved this novel and can't wait to see what this remarkable writer will do next' JUSTIN CRONIN, author of The Passage 'The Age of Miracles spins its glowing magic through incredibly lucid and honest prose - It is at once a love letter to the world as we know it, and an elegy' AIMEE BENDER