Cleopatra: A Life

Stacy Schiff, read by Robin Miles, Hachette Audio, unabridged, 12 CDs, 14.5 hrs., $34.98 ISBN 978-1-60788-701-0
From its opening strains of music, this audiobook of Schiff's stellar biography of the Egyptian queen rewards the intellect and the senses. As Schiff dusts away history's spider webs, romance's distortions, and sexism's corruptions to reveal the true (or at least the truest possible) portrait of Cleopatra, Robin Miles's voice is deep, confiding, the perfect instrument to introduce a history that has been variously forgotten, misunderstood, or suppressed. Her enunciation is crisp, her pacing pure charm: she wrings every sentence for meaning, irony, and wit, taking us through pages of description or analysis with a stately pace. A Little, Brown hardcover. (Nov.)
Reviewed on: 12/20/2010
Release date: 11/01/2010
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