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A PORTRAIT OF THE ARTIST AS A YOUNG MAN

by | Read by John Lee

Classics • 9 hrs. • Unabridged • ©

With a rough-hewn Irish accent, John Lee narrates this classic novel by Ireland's favorite son. Joyce's first novel, this bildungsroman is nothing like his more daunting ULYSSES, but it still shows the wide range of style and tone he used in his writing. Narrating any Joyce text is a demanding task, but Lee pulls it off expertly, not trying to make unique voices for characters, but melding them into a coherent overall reading. Americans not accustomed to an Irish accent may need some time to get used to this narration, but it’s worth the effort as Lee’s delivery certainly provides the local color of this timeless novel. K.M. © AudioFile 2008, Portland, Maine [Published: NOVEMBER 2008]

Trade Ed. • Tantor Media • 2008

CD ISBN 9781400106967 $32.99 • Seven CDs

MP3-CD ISBN 9781400156962 $22.99 • One MP3-CDs

DD ISBN multiple sources

 

Library Ed. • Tantor Media • 2008

CD ISBN 9781400136964 $65.99 • Seven CDs

DD ISBN multiple sources

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