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Simon Vance has narrated more than 800 audiobooks, including the current selection in Slate’s Year of Great Books, Anthony Trollope’s Barchester Towers. We talked about Simon’s dynamic reading of Trollope’s intensely enjoyable workplace comedy, how he got his start in audiobooks, and how he imagines a character’s voice.
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