The Dutch House

  • Type: Audiobooks
  • By: Ann Patchett
  • Age Category: Adults
  • Genre: General Fiction, Historical Fiction
  • Recommended by: Annie G.
  • ISBN/UPC: 9780062963727
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This history of a family, told through a house, read by Tom Hanks

The Dutch House is the home of the Conroy family - our main character Danny and his sister Maeve. Through a series of unfortunate events, Danny and Maeve leave the house but still spend time reflecting on the impact of the house in their lives. Ann Patchett's lyrical writing style is fully brought to life by being read by Tom Hanks. The little inflections and the emotion in his voice bring a different level of understanding to her words. Explore family dynamics, legacies and unresolved grudges through this story.