AudioFile - Find your next great audiobook
Get our Newsletter


by | Read by Edward Hibbert

Fiction • 15.25 hrs. • Unabridged • © 1992

Perversion, vapidity, narcissism, and cruelty among the British upper classes are portrayed in coldly sarcastic terms. Not even the hero, who struggles against the parental abuse of his minority and the consequent addictions and warped psyche of his majority, escapes the author's caustic wit. Capturing the author's godlike disdain and vividly portraying the sharply drawn characters, narrator Hibbert chooses to play down many of the quips so as to keep the tone from becoming too comic, for, despite the jibes, the intent is very serious indeed. Y.R. © AudioFile 2005, Portland, Maine [Published: APR/MAY 05]



Library Ed. • Recorded Books • 2004

CS ISBN 1402575874 $109.75 • Eleven cassettes

Get our Newsletter
Connect with AudioFile

AudioFile Newsletter

Sign up to receive FREE email newsletters from AudioFile. Get audiobook recommendations and reviews straight to your inbox.


Thank you for signing up.



Thank you for contacting us!

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

Back Home ×