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  • Sodom and Gomorrah: Remembrance of Things Past - Volume 4

    • UNABRIDGED (26 hrs and 16 mins)
    • By Marcel Proust
    • Narrated By Neville Jason
    Overall
    (46)
    Performance
    (41)
    Story
    (43)

    Accidentally witnessing an encounter between the Baron de Charlus and the tailor Jupien, the narrator’s eyes are opened to a world hidden from him until now; he suspects that Albertine is attracted to her own sex.

    Darwin8u says: "Looking back obliquely on Proust's fourth volume"
    "Narrator excellent"
    Overall
    Performance
    Story
    Would you recommend this audiobook to a friend? If so, why?

    Yes. The narration is excellent in every respect, which is a considerable achievement given the novel. Neville Jason renders the very long sentences comprehensible, does different characters without overdoing the distinctions, and transmits the writing beautifully, which can only be so if he understood himself - again no mean feat


    What did you like best about this story?

    There's no need to review Proust.


    Was this a book you wanted to listen to all in one sitting?

    No one has read this work in one sitting.


    Any additional comments?

    I have much less difficulty in reading this work via audiobook than by sight.

    2 of 2 people found this review helpful

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