Book pak Brilliance Audio 1994
CS ISBN 1561001910 $57.25 Six cassettes
CD ISBN 978-1-4233-3671-6 $29.95 Six CDs
MP3-CD ISBN 978-1-4233-3673-0 $24.95 One MP3-CDs
DD ISBN 1423336755 $24.95
Although published in 1919, Maugham's study of a man who abandons a comfortable, conventional life to pursue an overwhelming artistic impulse doesn't seem dated. Reincarnated as an audiobook, it will give pleasure to many who wouldn't pick it up in print. Michael Page is well-chosen as the first-person narrator, a writer who moves on the periphery of the artist's life. His tone and pacing are good, his voice pleasant, and his character voices satisfactory. This is an attractive offering though marred by sound quality. J.N. ©AudioFile, Portland, Maine [Published: OCT 94]
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