John Dunning is an authority on rare books, and so is his hero, Cliff Janeway A master of timing and nuance, George Guidall brings Janeway to life from the first sentence.
John Dunning is an authority on rare books, and so is his hero, Cliff Janeway. This book is filled with esoterica on collecting, as well as being a superbly crafted suspense. A priceless copy of Poe's The Raven, and the small press that printed it, are at the heart of the tale. Avarice and deification are the ongoing motives. A master of timing and nuance, George Guidall brings Janeway to life from the first sentence. This is one of those paradoxical books that you can't wait to finish, while you don't ever want it to end. The only hope is for a sequel.
George Guidall (born June 7, 1938) is a prolific audiobook narrator and theatre actor. As of November 2014, he had recorded over 1,270 audiobooks, which was believed to be the record at the time. Guidall is from New Jersey. Guidall's father was a pharmacist, and his four brothers also went into the medical profession. Guidall bucked the trend and went into theater.
Written by John Dunning. Narrated by George Guidall. Set in the world of rare books, this bestseller was an instant success with mystery fans who find Dunning's adept combination of sharp-edged suspense, compelling characters, and knowledgeable book lore irresistible. The murder of a harmless book dealer draws Denver homicide detective Cliff Janeway into an extraordinary quest. Read on the Scribd mobile app.
George Guidall has recorded more than 1300 unabridged titles. From classics to thrillers, historical fiction to westerns, Guidall magically brings books of all genres to life. Here are just some of his acclaimed narrations. For a complete list, please visit Audible.
Written by John Dunning, Audiobook narrated by George Guidall. Janeway has agreed to help Laura Marshall, a friend of his bookstore partner, who's accused of murdering her husband. While Janeway tries to gather the facts, he pulls long shifts standing watch over the Marshall home, filled with books signed by their celebrity authors. When a shifty pair of alleged book dealers turns up, and Janeway begins to suspect that Laura's son is hiding critical information, the case becomes a maze of clues and increasing danger.
Booked to die. ( Cliff Janeway - 1 ). John Dunning. Certain unique books discussed in Booked to Die (Hawthorne’s copy of Moby Dick and Mencken’s copy of This Side of Paradise, among others) have been fictionalized for the sake of the story and may actually reside in real libraries, public or private. Dealers who would argue with the author over prices should remember that the story takes place in 1986.
George Guidall, who has been the voice of more than 1,300 audiobooks, in the recording studio. He was writing from his hospital bed to thank Mr. Guidall because he now had time to finish listening to the book. Eva Deitch for The New York Times. Mr. Guidall is the undisputed king of audiobooks: more than 1,300 so far, with a stack of new prospects beside his bed awaiting his attention.
Reader: George Guidall. We all know that sequels can be a problem John Champlin Gardner Jr. was an American novelist, essayist, literary critic and university professor. We all know that sequels can be a problem. Especially if your first novel happens to have been "Catch-22", breathtaking and one of the most significant novels of the twentieth century. Before Francis Scott Fitzgerald died at the age 44, he thought he was a failure. His obituaries described him as an obscure writer who never fulfilled his early promise. John Champlin Gardner Jr. As a child, Gardner attended public school and worked on his father's farm, where, in April 1945, his younger brother Gilbert was killed in an accident with a cultipacker.
George Guidall quite simply becomes Cliff Janeway, Denver ex-detective turned bookseller. But Guidall just makes it more resonant
George Guidall quite simply becomes Cliff Janeway, Denver ex-detective turned bookseller. But Guidall just makes it more resonant. There are a few dated references, but they set the time and place rather than detract. Guidall, like Dunning, has an air of teaching in the prose and its presentation. Just glimpse a bit of the bookman's life and thoroughly enjoy this audiobook. Book pak, Recorded Books, 1995.
Narrated by George Guidall. Set in the world of rare books, this bestseller was an instant success with mystery fans who find Dunning's adept combination of sharp.