I have a Google Alert set for “Hannibal and Me”, which is how I discovered that you can soon (5 days after publication of the hardcover version on January 5th) buy the audiobook. Here it is.
The company is called Tantor audio. Did you notice its logo, above? How utterly appropriate. Let us decide to call him (the pachyderm) Surus, in honor of Hannibal’s favorite.
FYI, I have not listened to the audiobook and have no idea how it will sound. (Indeed, I have not listened to any audiobook. I do like listening to lectures on my iPhone, but books? I never grokked that one. Why not read them?)
The narrator is one Sean Runnette. Has anybody heard him reading anything?
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As far as the Tantor logo–I recognized the name immediately from a youth misspent reading Tarzan books. In Tarzan’s monkey language, Tantor means elephant:
A company named after an elephant audioizing your book is a wonderful piece of synchronicity.
Love it! Tarzan and Tantor :: Hannibal and Surus. Thanks, Thomas!
I’m waiting for the cartoon edition.
Or wait even longer for the re-enactment.
The movie, right. You’ll play Hannibal, of course, but who will play you? Peter van Eyck comes to mind, but I hear he’s unavailable due to prolonged deathness.
The photo of Runnette with unkempt hair, loosened tie and intense gaze, bespeaks a total commitment to whatever it is he reads aloud.
Does he, peradventure, read “Hannibal and Me” with a North African accent?
Not with a North African accent, but he’s been known to slip in a “Be My Baby” here and there:
Who would you have rathered? John Cleese, perhaps?