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The Covenant of Water

There’s no denying that this ambitious novel and its many subplots make for a very long audiobook, but Abraham Verghese’s performance will carry listeners through the whole tale.

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Review of ‘The Covenant of Water’

With a friendly, warm voice and clear, well-paced performance, Abraham Verghese narrates his second novel, The Covenant of Water (31.5 hours), which follows three generations of a South Indian family from 1900 to the late 1970s. The tale begins with 12-year-old Mariamma, who is arranged to be married to a 40-year-old man whose family members have…

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