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Louis Braille Version of Destroying Avalon

When I first received the audio version of Destroying Avalon I had mixed feelings. I think mostly because I’d only ever heard myself read the text- so it was a complete jolt to hear someone els’s voice. The other thing was I’d never listened to a talking book before- so that, in itself, was a new experience for me. Having said that once I continued to listen I found myself drawn into the story (which was surprising as I knew how it went!!) and found myself becoming involved on a different level. I guess at that point I realised that though this was still my story it was now a completely different form of work. I could see the value of the different voices the reader (Kellie Jones) used and the way she drove the narrative along. Having spoken to people with vision problems, they’ve told me how much they value the reader changing the voices, it makes it so much more interesting for them listening.

I found this review of the Audio version- on the Read Plus website. Check it out. ReadPlus

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I am an Australian author of Young Adult fiction. My first novel Destroying Avalon (2006) published by Fremantle Arts Centre Press is about cyber bullying.My second novel In Ecstasy (2008) is about friendship and drugs. My third novel Beautiful Monster (2010)focuses on body image . Crashing Down (2014) was my fourth novel and is about teen pregnancy. Being released in August of 2016 is Saving Jazz, a novel that looks the world of social media and what happens when your mistakes go viral. I live in Western Australia, with my two daughters a gender fluid cat and a Maltese Shih Tzu.

6 thoughts on “Louis Braille Version of Destroying Avalon

  1. Hi Kate. I’ve just finished reading and reviewing In Ecstasy. It can be found at guysalvidge.wordpress.com

    Congratulations on the book. I thought it was excellent 🙂

  2. Is there a free online audio book of destroying avalon someone please tell me because i cant be f***ed reading it….

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