From Blackstone Audio:
NOT UNTRUE & NOT UNKIND by Ed OLoughlin (unabridged) is presented by Blackstone Audio and comes with what is perhaps the best audiobook app available (see FEATURES, below).A fine, darkly authoritative novel. (Joseph ONeill)In Dublin, a newspaper editor is found dead. One of his colleagues, Owen Simmons, discovers a photograph on the mans desk that brings him back to a dusty road in Africa and to a woman he once loved. Longlisted for the Booker Prize, this is a riveting novel of friendship, rivalry, and betrayal among a group of journalists covering Africas wars.Self-contained, this audiobook app is perfect for your commute, on a trip, or while relaxing. Based on a library-quality recording, this app was built especially for your iPhone and iPod Touch. No unreadable text, no endless scrolling on a tiny screen. The audio is of higher-than-normal quality, making for a great listening experience that will not tire your ears or grate on your nerves.NOTICE: This app includes the exact same 5-star recording offered elsewhere at much higher prices. It was professionally recorded by Blackstone Audios Audie-winning narrator, Gerard Doyle. You are not buying yet another amateur or volunteer narration. No clicks, background noises, throat clearing, mispronunciations, tinny voices or monotones will be found here. Fantastic writing, great subject.The most exciting first novel I have read in many years. (Anne Enright)EXPERIENCE. About 10 hours of narration. Created as a Folium enhancedAudio edition, this book includes extra functions and features not found on lesser players.PLAYER CONTROLS. Includes listen (play), pause, multi-speed fast forward/reverse, jump ahead/back, chapter skip, volume control, one-touch chapter- and bookmark browser. There is also a scrub bar that finds any point inside the chapter with just a tap.SLEEP TIMER. Have you ever fallen asleep watching TV or listening to a book? If so, you'll love this feature. Once set, the book will stop, place a bookmark, and allow you to jump back to where you probably began dozing.CLEAR & ELEGANT DESIGN. Simple, clean, intuitive, and smarter than average.CHAPTER TIMINGS. Always know how much time it will take to finish a chapter. Plus, the progress bar at the top of the screen shows how far into the book youve come.OFFLINE LISTENING. You are airplane-ready! Once downloaded, listen uninterrupted without threat from a lost network connection. Downloads are usually just 5-10 minutes, but depend upon your network speed.AUTO-BOOKMARKING. The player remembers where you stopped listening and returns to that exact spot when you open the book again.TELL-A-FRIEND. An easy way to recommend the book to your friends or Twitter feed.FEEDBACK. Share your ideas for books, functions, and features. We are very responsive to our listeners and appreciate all feedback and ideas.RATING: Suitable for adults who enjoy stories of love, rivalry, and betrayal. All are experienced through the eyes of a war correspondent.___________________In Dublin, a newspaper editor called Cartwright is found dead. One of his colleagues, Owen Simmons, discovers a dossier on Cartwrights desk containing a photograph that brings him back to a dusty road in Africa and to a woman he once loved. Not Untrue & Not Unkind is Owens story, a gripping tale of friendship, rivalry, and betrayal among a group of journalists and photographers covering Africas wars. It is an astonishingly powerful and accomplished debut that immediately establishes Ed OLoughlin as a mature master of the novel form.