"Why do you want to be a boat builder?"
"Because," said Morwenna, "I like the way the boats grow."
Morwenna and Corwin are eight years old, wind-swept and salty-haired twins growing up on the Devon coast. In the soft autumn light, they play as their grandfather, Matthew, watches the boats come in. But it is a day unlike any other.
Bringing Stan In is the short-story prequel to The House at the Edge of the World by Julia Rochester. If you liked this, you’ll love the full-length novel.
©2015 Julia Rochester (P)2015 W F Howes Ltd
I decided to give this free chapter audio book a try might as well I mean figure I listen to it and see how it is. I thought this book was an okay book to listen to .
The story seemed to short. It was also hard to get into.
she did great. However, when she started acting out the different characters it got awkward. She has a great natural voice with a pleasant accent.
not at all what I expectedbut it pulled me in. very sweet. loved the names corwin and morwinna
"A suprisingly of a story "
A most interesting short story that made me take a hard look at my view of death.
"Good book to read"
Yes it is a good book to read and worth for a free book
It is really interesting that narrator get us through the story line with ease
Yes, will definitely check out for the books from Ajay
Yes, it is one of the best free books in Audible
Awesome first listen as a free book
"The readers accent brought this story to life."
I enjoyed this short story, and the reader captured the characters, and brought them to life in my imagination.
"A very enjoyable short story !"
I really enjoyed listening to this story. Julia Rochester wrote a story of life in a small village from beginning to end in a few selected words.
Without give the plot away it was the perfect ending!
I can listen to Anita Jay's narration all day. She has a smooth, comforting voice . I listen to this story at night instead of white noise to fall asleep. Not because the story isn't entertaining but because it's so easy to listen to it.
I recommend this audio book to anyone who likes well written short stories.
"its free. feels like a story written for one perso"
Its a nice short but its feels a little personal like its really only written for one person. Might be good for children to learn from.
"A sad, short story that I think was well written"
A very sad, short story that I think was well written, but was lacking in the character building.
Avita Jay did a great job narrating.
I tried to listen to this story while cooking dinner. I was bored out if my wits.
"Short sweet tale of life and death"
A simple tale that tackles how different characters react to a death. The story took a while to get going, but the narration kept me listening. Rather quaint, but not show-stopping.
I have thoroughly enjoyed this story and never truly realised how much I needed to hear it today... shalom ~~~ <:)))))>< ~~~
Sorry not enough in this to keep me listening, boring story with no ooomph.......... Yawn yawn yawn
It kept me interested thruout
pulling on the heart strings
All the characters played a very good part
yes i welled up
give it a listen its worth the effort
"Cried most of the way through."
Incredibility emotional story with very few words said. Insight in to friendship and death. Child's point of view at events gives it a different perspective.
"not my cup of tea."
A story with no begining, middle or end and not even a character of interest.
"poignant and inciteful writing "
a good short listen, invites the listener to understand the characters which are cleverly described.
"Just not my cup of tea"
Well read, nice story but simply not to my taste... I tried it while looking for some kind of self help books in maybe mindfulness or therapy. I am working towards ficton however
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"Great short story"
Well narrated, excellent short story, very enjoyable
The story is mainly seen from the viewpoint of a young girl with a young persons judgements and values
Those of us who expereinced jackanory as children still enjoy being read to
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