The Conch Bearer

The Conch Bearer

Downloadable Audiobook - 2008
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You are about to embark on a remarkable journey. It begins on the teeming streets of Kolkata, India, and will transport you across arid plains and turbulent rivers to a secret valley high in the Himalayas. Along the way you will encounter powerful spirits, both good and unspeakably evil; fantastical creatures; and a trio of intrepid travelers who will linger in your memory long after the end of this audiobook. In a dingy shack in the less than desirable neighborhood that he calls home, twelve-year-old Anand is entrusted with a conch shell that possesses mystical powers. His task is to return the shell to its rightful home many hundreds of miles away. Accompanying him are Nisha, the headstrong but resourceful child of the streets, and a mysterious man of indeterminate age and surprising resources named Abadhyatta ...
Publisher: New York : Listening Library, 2008
ISBN: 9780739364659
0739364650
Branch Call Number: PZ7.D6295 Con 2008x
Characteristics: 1 downloadable audio file
Additional Contributors: Cumming, Alan 1965-
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Jan 08, 2014

Alan Cumming has a good voice for narrating - I don't always like the books & especially dislike the music overlay, which makes his voice difficult to understand. A multi-talented performer.

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