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PARADE'S END
Classics

PARADE'S END

by | Read by Steven Crossley

Classics • 38.25 hrs. • Unabridged • © 1950

Ford’s four connected works, a neglected and sometimes problematic classic, track the blighted life of brilliant, aristocratic, and tremendously “old school” Christopher Tietjens before, during, and after WWI. Steven Crossley’s British-accented voice is rich and endlessly listenable. He keeps characters’ voices distinct and provides an array of accents differing by class and region. Rather than just reading, he performs a single-handed drama. His excellent pacing, subtle variation of intonation patterns, and sensitivity to the text seem natural and effortless. He enlivens the novels’ long interior monologues with variations of tone and emphasis that also interpret the characters’ thoughts and feelings, rendering them more vivid and comprehensible than most readers could on their own. Listening to Crossley read PARADE’S END is, in many ways, better than reading it oneself. W.M. © AudioFile 2012, Portland, Maine [Published: NOVEMBER 2012]

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Formats

Trade Ed. • Simon & Schuster Audio • 2012

CD ISBN 9781442355439 $75.00 • Thirty CDs

MP3-CD ISBN 9781442355514 $39.99 • Three MP3-CDs

DD ISBN 9781442355446 $39.95

 

Library Ed. • Recorded Books • 2012

CD ISBN 978-1-4703-1958-8 $78.75 • Thirty-Two CDs

DD ISBN 978-1-4703-2029-4 $71.00

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