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Bernard

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  • The Complete Essays of Montaigne

    • UNABRIDGED (49 hrs and 39 mins)
    • By Michel Eyquem de Montaigne, Donald M. Frame (translator)
    • Narrated By Christopher Lane
    Overall
    (85)
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    (66)
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    (61)

    “A faithful translation is rare; a translation which preserves intact the original text is very rare; a perfect translation of Montaigne appears impossible. Yet Donald Frame has realized this feat. One does not seem to be reading a translation, so smooth and easy is the style; at each moment, one seems to be listening to Montaigne himself - the freshness of his ideas, the unexpected choice of words. Frame has kept everything.” (Andre Maurois, The New York Times Book Review)

    andrew says: "A lifetime companion"
    "Excellent"
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    If you like Shakespeare you'll love Montaigne. Excellent choice or narrator for Montaigne, and a good modern translation.

    6 of 7 people found this review helpful

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