Kate Atkinson Big Sky audio book read by Jason

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Re: Kate Atkinson Big Sky audio book read by Jason

Post by Helen8 » Sat Jun 29, 2019 10:32 pm

This is a review/description of the audio book.

https://www.houstonchronicle.com/entert ... 059473.php

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Re: Kate Atkinson Big Sky audio book read by Jason

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Re: Kate Atkinson Big Sky audio book read by Jason

Post by thunder » Tue Jul 02, 2019 1:33 pm

Thanks, Helen. I haven't started this yet... :oops:

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Re: Kate Atkinson Big Sky audio book read by Jason

Post by servalan » Tue Jul 02, 2019 5:05 pm

I read one review of this new book where they posted a nice clip of Jason as Jackson from the TV series alongside it - even though they did not mention that he reads the audio version. Maybe the editor just likes Jason (the reviewer does, she mentioned his TV series). :D

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Re: Kate Atkinson Big Sky audio book read by Jason

Post by Helen8 » Mon Jul 08, 2019 4:55 pm

Yet another good review! Big Sky by Kate Atkinson, review: Jackson Brodie returns with triumph

https://www.telegraph.co.uk/books/what- ... s-triumph/

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Re: Kate Atkinson Big Sky audio book read by Jason

Post by thunder » Tue Jul 09, 2019 2:39 pm

I’ve started this now. Like it so far. :D thanks for posting the reviews, Helen :D

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Re: Kate Atkinson Big Sky audio book read by Jason

Post by Helen8 » Sat Jul 13, 2019 4:37 pm

And. Still another good review: The narrator Jason Isaacs, who played Jackson Brodie on the television adaptation of Atkinson’s books, is well established as the voice of Brodie. He adapts his warm, rounded baritone tellingly when urgency is required.

Ditto!!

https://www.thetimes.co.uk/article/big- ... 1563052611

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Re: Kate Atkinson Big Sky audio book read by Jason

Post by Helen8 » Mon Jul 15, 2019 2:27 pm

The good reviews just keep on coming.

We haven’t heard from this hard-luck case in more than a decade, although a version of him showed up — played by Jason Isaacs, often missing his shirt — in the BBC television series “Case Histories” in 2011. wink

The plot of “Big Sky” is something of a ramshackle affair, but it hardly matters. Her Jackson Brodie novels are both more than crime novels — and less. They are sui generis* and they, like this one, are enormously enjoyable.

https://www.thegazette.com/subject/life ... y-20190715

*As for sui generis, thinking it was French, I checked Babelfish and got nothing. It may be Latin, which I'm guessing means very generic (???)
If anyone else wants to take a shot at the translation, please go for it.

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Re: Kate Atkinson Big Sky audio book read by Jason

Post by Hilary the Touched » Tue Jul 23, 2019 9:56 am

Thanks for the reminder to go order this!!!
Helen, "sui generis" is Latin; it means "constituting the only one of its kind," making up a separate genus, if you will.

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Re: Kate Atkinson Big Sky audio book read by Jason

Post by Helen8 » Tue Jul 23, 2019 1:28 pm

Thank you, Miss Hils! :hug I was only guessing at the meaning. I know Greek not Latin, except for the songs we sang in the glee club that were in Latin.

"The only one of its kind" is spot on. I love a challenge that makes me look things up. Alas, I hit a wall, which you broke through with aplomb. :cool:

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Re: Kate Atkinson Big Sky audio book read by Jason

Post by catloveyes » Thu Jul 25, 2019 11:52 am

Any book read by Jason is a winner and this one has to be perfect....thank you thunder, you are always here with good info and Hils for
aiding us with the language issues. I am going to order this asap and I also wish they would make it into a series again. I loved the last and
purchased every book....wonderful reading.

Take care... :D

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