Egg & Spoon

Unabridged Audiobook

Written By: Gregory Maguire

Narrated By: Michael Page

Publisher: Brilliance Audio

Date: September 2014

Duration: 12 hours 45 minutes


Elena Rudina lives in the impoverished Russian countryside. Her father has been dead for years. One of her brothers has been conscripted into the Tsar’s army, the other taken as a servant in the house of the local landowner. Her mother is dying, slowly, in their tiny cabin. And there is no food. But then a train arrives in the village, a train carrying untold wealth, a cornucopia of food, and a noble family on their way to visit the Tsar in Saint Petersburg—a family that includes Ekaterina, a girl of Elena’s age. When the two girls’ lives collide, an adventure is set in motion, an escapade that includes mistaken identity, a monk locked in a tower, a prince traveling incognito, and—in a starring role only Gregory Maguire could have conjured—a wise-cracking Baba Yaga, witch of Russian folklore, in her ambulatory house perched on chicken legs. Master storyteller Gregory Maguire surpasses himself in this dazzling novel for listeners of all ages.


Egg & Spoon

by Gregory Maguire

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Egg & Spoon, Gregory Maguire