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by | Read by Sophie Ward

Literary Fiction • 7.5 hrs. • Unabridged • ©

With the author's characteristic detachment, this novel tells of a shallow, young adulteress whose bacteriologist husband takes her to a remote area of China ravaged by a cholera epidemic, where their propinquity and peril in battling the health crisis leads to her spiritual awakening. Sophie Ward reads primly and accurately, with little investment or enthusiasm. Y.R. © AudioFile 2001, Portland, Maine [Published: DEC/ JAN 02]



Library Ed. • BBC Audiobooks America/ Chivers • 2001

CD ISBN 978-0-7927-7093-0 $49.95 • Six CDs

DD ISBN 9780792770947 $29.95

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