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by | Read by Anne Flosnik

Fiction • 5 hrs. • Unabridged • © 1898

Anne Flosnik's soft voice leads listeners into a novel of Victorian England that is unlike those of contemporary literature. The obtuse language and structure might leave contemporary readers bewildered. Highly developed characters appear with Henry James's signature style, which provides illuminating social commentary on politics, class, and status. Flosnik assumes the upper- and lower-class accents of nineteenth-century England, delivering the different voices with the rendition of a theatrical performance—even crying a little now and then. The plot—seemingly inconsequential—appears slowly from a fog of ideas. The adept narrator exploits the beauty of language from a complex thinker who elaborates his characters using interior monologues and points of view. Readers, beware—this is not an easy listen. J.A.H. © AudioFile 2009, Portland, Maine [Published: MARCH 2009]



Trade Ed. • Tantor Media • 2008

CD ISBN 9781400110377 $19.99 • Four CDs

MP3-CD ISBN 9781400160372 $19.99 • One MP3-CDs

DD ISBN multiple sources


Library Ed. • Tantor Media • 2008

CD ISBN 9781400140374 $39.99 • Four CDs

DD ISBN multiple sources

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