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In Cold Blood Audio

In Cold Blood is my first audiobook. I’m reading the book and listening to audio at the same time. The audio especially makes my blood run cold as Scott brick, the narrator, keeps up with Capote’s storytelling every step of the way. I listened to the first CD during the drive on a backroad to a wedding, where I encountered hardly any traffic and all that could be heard were rustling of trees (I know it sounds morbid), but the emotionally detached voice, along with Capote’s writing that really brings crime out of the quiet rural scene and enlivens the chilling reality that cold-blooded crime can happen anywhere. Brick’s narrative moves fluidly between different regional and foreign accents, complete with subtle inflections and tone changes. The listening experience is very gripping. I’m hoping to finish reading and listening tomorrow.

Do you think audio is better for one genre over another? What are your favorite audio books?