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Publisher's Summary

"It's been two years since I received my life sentence of imprisonment."

Diagnosed with a rare form of meningitis, a teenage boy is paralyzed from head to toe - trapped in his own mind. To cope with his imprisonment, he retreats to an imaginary world called his Mind Palace, but the lines between reality and time start to blur into wild adventures after he gets a new roommate - an old, outspoken, Jewish jazz musician with dementia.

©2016 Twiss Publishing (P)2017 Twiss Publishing

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  • nongenderspecificpenname
  • 20-04-2018

Wonderful

The counter view of young and old, coming of age and the inevitable approach of life’s end was beautifully done. Their friendship was heartwarming. The performance was really great too. A very well done audiobook.

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  • I Love Cheese
  • 10-04-2018

For young and old

What did you love best about 4 Years Trapped in My Mind Palace?

I loved the relationship between the two main characters. When young and old can meet and have a lasting friendship, that is just beautiful to watch.

What did you like best about this story?

I liked all the history in this. The little jumps to different events had me listening for longer than I should have.

What does Johan Twiss bring to the story that you wouldn’t experience if you just read the book?

Solomon's voice - you can probably get it a little from reading, but the narrator really brings it out. Solomon really came alive for me.

Any additional comments?

This is a book I could see my children enjoying as well as my parents. It's clean and funny and heartbreaking and inspiring. Truly for young and old alike.

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  • JB
  • 07-04-2018

LOVE THIS STORY!!!

What did you love best about 4 Years Trapped in My Mind Palace?

The heartwarming story. It was clean and funny while taking on serious issues and dramatic themes. It's honestly not like anything I've ever read before. Very unique and interesting. I totally picture it as a movie.

What was one of the most memorable moments of 4 Years Trapped in My Mind Palace?

The Chicago nightclub scene was one of my favorites. When Solomon meets Dolores, and then Aaron and Solomon fight Mack the Knife and his crew, that was awesome fun!

What about Johan Twiss’s performance did you like?

Some of the scenes really pulled at my heartstrings and you could feel it in the narrator's voice. Plus, I loved the character voices, especially Solomon.

Who was the most memorable character of 4 Years Trapped in My Mind Palace and why?

Solomon's voice and character were my favorite, hands down. I don't think I'll ever forget this story.