The Truth is a Cave in the Black Mountains CD: A Tale of Travel and Darkness with Pictures of All Kinds
You ask me if I can forgive myself?I can forgive myself . . .And so begins The Truth Is a Cave in the Black Mountains, a haunting story of family, the otherworld, and a search for hidden treasure. In this award-winning story, hear the author's own voice accompanied by FourPlay String Quartet as... show more
You ask me if I can forgive myself?I can forgive myself . . .And so begins The Truth Is a Cave in the Black Mountains, a haunting story of family, the otherworld, and a search for hidden treasure. In this award-winning story, hear the author's own voice accompanied by FourPlay String Quartet as he relates a tale of color and shadow, memory and regret, vengeance and, ultimately, love.. . . for many things. For where I left him.For what I did.
Format: Audio CD
Publish date: 2014-06-17
Pages no: 23
Edition language: English
This is a graphic story telling of a dwarf who asked a man to be his guide. As the story progress, the conversation grew darker. The man wanted to go into a cave, known to have treasure. Now, the intention of this guide is to kill the man when he brought out the gold. There is no good person ...
I listened to this audio, read to me by Neil as a string quartet played in the background and the book was over before I knew it. I think the music helped set the tone for this novel and I really enjoyed both the music and listening to Neil read me his story. This novel reminded me of a fable or fai...
The string quartet that accompanied this audio added depth and drama to the narration as author Neil Gaiman read this novel to me. I really enjoyed the sounds that came forth from their instruments: the eeriness of the unknown, the rush of the feet over the dry plains, the fortitude of certain indiv...
I kid, though. I love the Scots. This short story by Mr. Gaiman takes place in the Scottish Highlands (I believe). Two men journey to a mysterious cave, one of them in search of gold. This is how it seems but really, there is much more at play. Sometimes Gaiman feels almost Hemingway-ish in his w...
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