For many, many years, the fans have asked for the reading of the diary to happen. I really, really hope that I am able to give them what they want, what they were longing for.”
On May 2, 2017, Twin Peaks fans will finally be able to listen to an approximately 7-hour audiobook version (Amazon) of Jennifer Lynch’s “The Secret Diary of Laura Palmer.”
We have already previewed some of the diary entries read out loud by Sheryl Lee, and today, Audible (via Yahoo) released a behind the scenes clip in which we see her in the recording studio, talking about her experience making this audio version more than 25 years after the book was initially published.
It’s the internal life. It’s the internal monologue. It’s the internal struggle. […] Reading Laura’s diary now from the perspective of a woman, an adult, I have a new tenderness and compassion for her struggle.
The video also reveals the voice of BOB…
Behind The Scenes With Sheryl Lee, Narrator of The Secret Diary Of Laura Palmer
Pre-order the audiobook for $17.46 on Amazon today, or get a discount ($14.95) with an Audible membership. If you’re new to Audible, you can get it for free with a 30-day Audible trial.
It’s also available on iTunes US and iTunes Canada.
For those outside the U.S., it’s available as an MP3 CD (Amazon) as well.
The most challenging parts for me to read are the deeply painful parts. During the reading of the diary, there’s times where she feels, or she knows that someone has read her diary. So there’s not even necessarily a 100% trust there, but there’s such a need, and so much pain that has to be expressed. It’s a scream for help.