Fragile Heroine

  • by Smadar Shir
  • Narrated by Liat Shnapp
  • 11 hrs and 57 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

This is an exciting modern novel, describing unknown sides of Israeli reality. The characters are lost in both bereavement and laughter, and dream about peace as something more than what can be expressed in song. Fragile Heroine is a story about living life during war, and going on.Four refugees from the north of Israel are crowded together in Sharona's house. She broadcasts a daily program of songs and games on the radio for children confined to bomb shelters. In her room, she collapses and don't feel like a heroine anymore. It's not her first war, but this time her daughter is fighting in the front.How can life go on? And who is the anonymous person that sends her mysterious messages?Smadar Shir-Sidi, the author of more than 300 novels, is also a journalist, playwright and songwriter.Please note: This title is in Hebrew.

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good book- Terrible Narrator

What didn’t you like about Liat Shnapp’s performance?

I thought she was TERRIBLE. she needs to learn how to read. slow, monotone, no character voices.


Any additional comments?

well written and good. but the narrator KILLS it. why do you keep bringing Hebrew books with this narrator? bring more from Barak Sagi, he reads well in Hebrew. or better yet, find someone e;se. I am SURE Israeli listeners have other options.

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- SB

Book Details

  • Release Date: 11-21-2008
  • Publisher: SonicBooks Ltd.