Not better, the print version is essential to the study of the text; but audible is very good way take in the information contained in the original narrative.
To understand where modern Utopian concepts originated
Adams has a tone which is clear, easy to listen to and understand.
No, I knew what to expect having read the book before. I used this edition to study the topic in more depth and make use of the time I spend driving.
Audible books are great to use as a backup to the written text. They are particularly good to help with recollection. They afford you almost total recall of a narrative.
actually offering some helpful information
nothing along these lines, I'll go back to historical recordings to help me to relax
If the reader did not sound so condescending
disappointment blended with 'you get what you pay for'
I felt for the first nine chapters that I was being advertised to. I was offended by the tone of the reader. The performance and the material actually caused me stress. The book was cheap but a waste of my money.
I am working at the moment with 18th century literature. Listening to these essays helped me to place myself into that Augustan time period and helped me understand the concepts which were developing during this period. Sometimes this style of writing is easier to listen to than read.
Jonathan Swift, I enjoy his form of satire.
This was a great text which I always intended to read but never had the time. If this is true for you too, audible is the way to go.
The obvious one is Fielding's 'Tom Jones' they are both bildungromans from the 18th century, but Defoe's 'Moll Flanders' is the most comparable to Sterne from my perspective
I like the idea that a person's name influences their life and the way they view the world.
I think it has already been called a
Audible books are a great way to read books you always wanted to read but didn't have the time.
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