Golden Voice narrator Robin Miles can boast 46 Earphones Award-winning audiobooks and multiple Audie Awards for her narrations. She is skilled at finding the perfect performance level for a specific audiobook, narrating lyrically or intensely as the piece demands. She is well known for her work with accents, including her narration of Zora Neale Hurston’s BARRACOON, one of AudioFile’s Best Audiobooks of 2018. She brought New York City to life in N.K. Jemisin’s THE CITY WE BECAME, and her narrations of the author’s Broken Earth trilogy are fan favorites. Robin is also a coach and director, giving many new narrators guidance and support.
On today’s episode, host Jo Reed and AudioFile’s Michele Cobb discuss Maaza Mengiste’s THE SHADOW KING, read by Robin Miles with a flawless and emotional narration. In this Earphones Award-winning audiobook, listeners journey to Ethiopia in 1935 and 1974 through the eyes of a female resistance fighter. Mengiste’s beautiful writing draws fully formed characters, and Miles adds another dimension to their inner lives with strategic pacing to add suspense and fervor to their experiences. Published by Recorded Books.
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