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ARROW THROUGH THE AXES
by Patrick Bowman | Read by Gerard Doyle

Gerard Doyle’s straightforward narration of the conclusion to Bowman’s Odyssey of a Slave trilogy is certain to keep listeners of all ages enormously entertained. Finding himself suddenly free from his captors, the Trojan Alexi is determined to find and rescue his sister at any cost. His quest brings him into the world of the Greeks, and close to the young Telemachus, who eagerly awaits the return of his father, Odysseus. Though subdued, Doyle’s performance is composed and steady, guiding listeners through the high drama and continual surprises with calm confidence. His accents and inflections add color, and he captures the innocence and determination of this trilogy’s intrepid hero admirably, making this re-imagined epic richly entertaining. B.E.K. © AudioFile 2014, Portland, Maine