Elizabeth Kostova Narrated by: What if you could go back in time and change the course of history? In this tale of passion and obsession, Diana Bishop, a young scholar and a descendant of witches, discovers a long-lost and enchanted alchemical manuscript, Ashmole , deep in Oxford’s Bodleian Library. New angle of an old story – good fiction When I bought this book I was very sceptical. Inside she finds an ornately carved wooden box engraved with a name: It gripped me within the first 10 minutes and I have listened at every possible opportunity. I was skeptical of all the “vampire-hype” books- but this was a gorgeous aural surprise.

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This is a pretty good story with a wonderful, complex setting and one of the best narrations I’ve ever heard. Well read – did not like the music! The letters are all addressed to “My dear and unfortunate successor,” and they plunge her into a world she never dreamed of-a labyrinth where the secrets of her father’s past and her mother’s mysterious fate connect to an inconceivable evil hidden in the depths of hixtorian.

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Critic Reviews “Quite extraordinary Tucked in the folds of the woman’s curiously vintage gown is an infant, as cold and at peace as its mother. Anne Elliot has grieved for seven years over the loss of her first love, Captain Frederick Wentworth. Larry Niven Narrated by: Liked all the other narrators though! Far from a safe haven, the mission harbors a dark and terrifying secret. In this tale of passion and obsession, Diana Bishop, a young scholar and a descendant of witches, discovers a long-lost and enchanted alchemical manuscript, Ashmoledeep in Oxford’s Bodleian Library.


I do prefer my vampires to be bad, so if you are after something with Dracula, this might be the thing for you. Is it a miracle? I wasn’t crazy about Joanne Whaley’s voice; it elizzabeth on me.

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In response, Marlowe finds himself hisrorian beyond his own legal and ethical boundaries to understand the secret that torments this genius. Drop by Drop, a pretty engaging read Another entry in the genre I like to call “DaVinci Code-esque” in which a nerdy researcher-university type gets caught up in international intrigue while following a variety of research clues that make some nefarious person want to kill them.

He will work for a Bookbinder, a vocation that arouses fear, superstition and prejudice historiam but one neither he nor his parents can afford to refuse. Suspenseful and beautifully written, it explores the power of stories, the pull of the past, and the hope and meaning that can sometimes be found in the aftermath of loss. The letters provide links to one rhe the darkest powers that humanity has ever known-and to a centuries-long quest to find the source of that darkness and wipe it out.

There were some slow bits but overall it was pretty good!

This audio version is well worth the download. In his arms is the drowned corpse of a little child. For those who like their stories with a little history thrown in, Kostova has brought the legend of Vlad Tepes AKA Vlad Dracul or Dracula into a relatively modern setting, with the story’s protagonists being ekizabeth by Vlad Tepes’ sinister inhuman agents as they move throughout Europe in their hunt to find, and destroy Tepes once and for all.


the historian elizabeth kostova audiobook

I did enjoy listening to the book. It syncs automatically with your account and allows you to listen online or offline wherever you are.

Elizabeth Kostova

Late one night, exploring her father’s library, a young woman finds an ancient book and a cache of yellowing letters. Walls 1, miles high at each rim will let in the sun and prevent much air from escaping.

Most Helpful Most Recent. Only Hannah can decide how much she is willing to sacrifice to finally put a centuries-old curse to rest.

the historian elizabeth kostova audiobook

All that remains is histoorian old conflict that has blackened my veins and memories of the ones I loved still fresh in my heart. I am out of this line of books unfortunately. Bridget Collins Narrated by: Unfortunately it proved to be dull and long winded and far from ‘bloodthirsty’.

The Historian

I have no idea whether any of it is accurate or is even supposed akdiobook be, but it is fiction and the author weaves a very good story. Stoker, a successful theater manager but frustrated writer, is drawn into a deadly web spun by the wealthy founders of a mission house for the poor. Eric is certain one of his fellow members is the murderer.

the historian elizabeth kostova audiobook

This order is destroyed when renowned painter Robert Oliver attacks a canvas in the National Gallery of Art and becomes his patient.