Light of the World

James Lee Burke, read by Will Patton. Simon & Schuster Audio, unabridged, 18 CDs, 19 hrs., $49.99 ISBN 978-1-4423-6147-8
Will Patton has read several Burke books before, and that experience shows. In this audio edition of the author’s 20th crime novel featuring Louisiana detective Dave Robicheaux, Patton boasts a confidence that can only come from experience. Robicheaux is a melancholy character, naturally enough given his life experiences, which included a stint in Vietnam and the death of his father in an oil rig explosion. Patton is completely convincing in the part, offering a perfect Cajun accent to accompany his sorrowful tone and pacing. This time around, Robicheaux and his family are trying to relax in Montana, but a murderer who escaped from prison targets his journalist daughter. Patton proves equally effective at portraying the book’s other characters, regardless of gender. Given the book’s conflict, providing the bad guy with a distinctive and menacing voice is crucial—and Patton succeeds there as well. A Simon & Schuster hardcover. (July)
Reviewed on: 09/30/2013
Release date: 07/01/2013
Show other formats
FORMATS
Mass Market Paperbound - 629 pages - 978-1-4767-1077-8
Compact Disc - 978-1-4423-7101-9
Hardcover - 16 pages - 978-1-4712-4366-0
Hardcover - 560 pages - 978-1-4091-2973-8
Hardcover - 1 pages - 978-1-4712-5129-0
Hardcover - 548 pages - 978-1-873567-98-2
Hardcover - 560 pages - 978-1-4091-2869-4
Open Ebook - 448 pages - 978-1-4767-1078-5
Hardcover - 548 pages - 978-1-4767-1076-1
Compact Disc - 978-1-4423-6149-2
Paperback - 831 pages - 978-1-59413-683-2
Hardcover - 863 pages - 978-1-4104-5987-9
Book - 978-1-4423-6148-5
Book - 978-1-4423-6150-8
Hardcover - 400 pages - 978-1-4091-2867-0
X
Stay ahead with
Tip Sheet!
Free newsletter: the hottest new books, features and more
X
Only $18.95/month for Digital Access
or $20.95 for Print+Digital Access!
X
Only $18.95/month for Digital Access
or $20.95 for Print+Digital Access!
X
Email Address

Password

Log In Lost Password

PW has integrated its print and digital subscriptions, offering exciting new benefits to subscribers, who are now entitled to both the print edition and the digital editions of PW (online or via our app). For instructions on how to set up your accout for digital access, click here. For more information, click here.

The part of the site you are trying to access is now available to subscribers only. Subscribers: to set up your digital subscription with the new system (if you have not done so already), click here. To subscribe, click here.

Email pw@pubservice.com with questions.

Not Registered? Click here.