Narration by Elizabeth McGovern who plays Cora.
Learning more about the life and times of the early 20th century.
Simply that one has gotten to know her voice through her on-screen performance.
Not really - just enjoyed getting my Downton Abbey addiction fix.
A nice addition to the world of Downton Abbey while awaiting Season 3. The only thing I didn’t like was learning that the entire program is not filmed in the manor - takes away some of the show’s authenticity.
Perhaps lovers of Zola’s writings would enjoy this book.
Too verbose and slow for my liking.
The vanquish over pure evil - experiencing gut-wrenching horrors to tears of joy.
When McArthur and Harris were seen together, I shed tears. The death of the duck is a scene I would like to forget, but never will.
Whenever I feel sorry for myself, I will think of his flea-bitten, maggot-infested body and his toils in filth - no better cure.
Brilliantly humorous stories
Even though I’d read Tina Fey’s words, hearing them in her own voice made them ten times funnier.
Many laughs - no tears.
A fable I will always remember - one I need to listen to again and will pass on to others. The thought of seeking my personal legend is a life-changer. Jeremy Irons is the perfect voice to hear this inspiration in my mind over and over again.
“Seek you personal legend
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