Five narrators weave a story that moves through several centuries as it examines the power of creativity. In soft, measured tones, Treat Williams portrays psychiatrist Andrew Marlowe, who becomes entangled with famous artist Robert Oliver after he attacks a canvas in the National Gallery of Art. Due to Oliver's silence in therapy, Marlowe seeks out the women in Oliver's life, painters all. Marlow's journey through Oliver's tortured past and present torments is seasoned by the other richly talented narrators, who tell Oliver's story of obsession and devastation, in counterpoint to his silence. Heche as Oliver's frank wife, Cottrell as his mistress, and Zimmerman and Lee as French ghosts all contribute to an exhilarating listening experience. A.W. © AudioFile 2010, Portland, Maine [Published: FEBRUARY 2010]
Trade Ed. Hachette Audio 2010
CD ISBN 978-1600247453 $39.98 Seventeen CDs
DD ISBN multiple sources
Library Ed. BBC Audiobooks America 2010
CD ISBN 978-1-60788-332-6 $124.99 Seventeen CDs
MP3-CD ISBN 978-1-60788-343-2 $74.99 Two MP3-CDs
DD ISBN 978-1-60788-333-3 multiple sources
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