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Are audiobooks the way to go?

As I type this, British actor Tom Hiddleston reads a novel aloud to me in my room.

What I mean to say, of course, is that I have been listening to his audiobook narration of High-Rise, J.G. Ballard's 1975 dystopian thriller.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on July 09, 2019, with the headline 'Are audiobooks the way to go?'. Print Edition | Subscribe