I cannot pronounce the French names and places, so hearing them made it come alive. I have tried to read the classic a couple of times, and got bogged down in the beginning with "all those descriptive words"! Hearing it made it so much more interesting!
Cotton - love and faithfulness; Barnay - a hero.
I have not.
I could not listen in one sitting! I had to put it down and read a book...then I went back to it and was thrilled that I did. I did not expect the ending!
I had just finished Les Mis, so here I was back in the French Revolution - at the wine shop - different time period! Now I know why it is a classic. I have learned much about life in Paris!
I love the story, have watched 3 different movie versions several times, and will listen again! Jane Austen is the greatest, and Victoria Mcgee does not disappoint!
The pride and the prejudice being resolved with Elizabeth and Mr. Darcy!
All of them!
Mr. Darcy's redemption plan for Whitcom
Listening was sooooo much easier than reading the book! If one is going to tackle Les Miserables, I highly recommend listening to it! I even enjoyed the 45 minute description of the sewer system of Paris, and the details of Waterloo!
Jean Val Jean was of course the favorite - he is the hero!
I suppose my favorite scene was when Marius figured out who saved him, and he and Cosette went to Jean Val Jean.
Mercy given, victorious, and passed along...
I loved the discourse on priest at the beginning. Others have said he didn't have much to do with the story - but I disagree. He had EVERYTHING to do with the life of Jean Val Jean. He changed the course of history for him, and I am sure for many others!
I loved the voice of Frederick Davidson! Great voices, expression, and pace!
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