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A DANCE TO THE MUSIC OF TIME Second Movement

by | Read by Simon Vance

Fiction • 20.25 hrs. • Unabridged • © 1964

In the second movement of Powell's epic, Nick Jenkins sheds his youthful naïveté and begins to assess his friends and former schoolmates from a more objective viewpoint. As England faces the inevitability of a second world war, the men of Nick's generation juggle their responsibilities to their wives and children, their worries of losing their jobs to a struggling economy, and their desire to play an active part in the fighting. Simon Vance is a master of differentiating characters and conveying a complexity of emotions while allowing listeners room to experience their own reactions. Vance skillfully guides us through Nick's London of artists, musicians, and writers; the several faces of marriage; and the odd mix of hope and fear as the world slips once again into a nightmare. C.B.L. © AudioFile 2011, Portland, Maine [Published: JANUARY 2011]

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Digital Download • Audible, Inc. • 2010

DD ISBN $34.95

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