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#ArmchairAudies! And The Multi-Voiced Nominees Are

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It's that time of year that the Audiobook awards will be handed out on June 5th. To celebrate The Literate Housewife is hosting the countdown to the event. She has gathered together a group of bloggers to get together and listen to the numerous books nominated for the awards you can find the full list HERE

I have decided to listen to the Multi-Voiced Performances:
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1Q84

Haruki Murakami, Jay Rubin, Philip Gabriel [Trans.]
Read by Alison Hiroto, Marc Vietor, Mark Boyett
(Audible, Inc./ Brilliance Audio)
The year is 1984 and the city is Tokyo.

A young woman named Aomame follows a taxi driver’s enigmatic suggestion and begins to notice puzzling discrepancies in the world around her. She has entered, she realizes, a parallel existence, which she calls 1Q84 —“Q is for ‘question mark.’ A world that bears a question.” Meanwhile, an aspiring writer named Tengo takes on a suspect ghostwriting project. He becomes so wrapped up with the work and its un…