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Dale

Washington, DC, USA | Member Since 2003

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  • Back to Wando Passo

    • UNABRIDGED (19 hrs and 51 mins)
    • By David Payne
    • Narrated By Dick Hill
    Overall
    (27)
    Performance
    (9)
    Story
    (9)

    Back to Wando Passo is a passionate and elegantly written story of two related love triangles: one marriage unraveling in the present day, and another one shattered by the Civil War. The interweaving stories build to a simultaneous crescendo of betrayal, revenge, and redemption.

    Liv2Write says: "Dark"
    "Fantastic Read"
    Overall

    This was one of the finest books I have ever listened to. The inter-related stories are compelling, and the characters are each utterly believable as they grapple with divergent life philosophies. The writing is elegant and it is read absolutely beautifully. The previous reviewer mentions that this is a "dark" story, and it is. But like all good tragedy ultimately catharsis is promised and delivered. Highly recommended.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  • The French Lieutenant's Woman

    • UNABRIDGED (17 hrs and 5 mins)
    • By John Fowles
    • Narrated By Paul Shelley
    Overall
    (421)
    Performance
    (197)
    Story
    (203)

    At Lyme Regis on the Dorset coast, a young Victorian amateur palaentologist, Charles Smithson, is struck by a solitary figure standing at the far end of the Cobb, staring out to sea. It is Sarah Woodruff, known to the locals as 'poor Tragedy' since her apparent liaison with a French sailor who has since deserted her. Although Charles is already engaged to a young heiress, he is immediately beguiled and eventually infatuated with Sarah.

    Darwin8u says: "Writes with a sharp elegance that is breathtaking"
    "A Stunning Novel"
    Overall

    I have been listening to two Audible books per month for two years now. This is not only the finest book I have ever listened to, it is probably also the finest I have ever read. The story is compelling and the asides addressing the foibles of the Victorian era are genius. The narration is simply superb. I have tried reading the book several times over the years, and the intricacy of it on the written page always dissuaded me. Thank goodness I did not miss out on it any longer. A sensational listen.

    22 of 23 people found this review helpful

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