AudioFile - Find your next great audiobook
Get our Newsletter


by | Read by a Full Cast

Audio Theater • 2.5 hrs. • Audio Program • © 1904

The St. Charles Players enliven this typical Henry James tale of an American father and daughter navigating through very sticky British relationships. The pomp and snobbery of James's work play out complete with sound effects, such as crackling fires, braying horses, and a different actor for each character. Surprisingly, these effects enhance the overall presentation, adding color to the predictable and intricate plot line. The varied performers artfully weave this story of complicated relationships and social mores, with its symbolism of the cracked golden bowl, into a fresh story. Where James can be tiresome and mired in heavy text, the St. Charles Players bring air and light into his weighty prose and stifling English gentry. H.L.S. (c) AudioFile 2002, Portland, Maine [Published: APR/MAY 02]



Retail pak • monterey soundWorks • 2000

CS ISBN 1569945276 $16.95 • Two cassettes

Get our Newsletter
Connect with AudioFile


Thank you for contacting us!

Our group will review and follow up within 72 hours.
Thanks for your interest!

Back Home ×