Lady Mason's trial for forgery and perjury shocks the neighborhood. A cast of unforgettable characters views her with disdain, compassion, and disbelief. And then there are the love stories....
Public Domain (P)2012 Audio Book Contractors, LLC
All of the Trollopes on Audible are engaging. But what a sad choice of a narrator for this one. Totally ruins the story. Too much of an effort to suffer through her reading. Sorry: no more Flo Gibson. Do listen to the sample to see if you can stand it before you buy!
Ever so typical of the English countryside novel. Rich descriptions, interesting characters and period relations.
This is a compelling story of great psychological insight. Flo Gibson's reading grows on you, and she carries you along through the turns of the tale.
Lady Mason, who was conflicted by her actions, and comes to realize that ultimately the love for her son was -- well, I won't give it away. It's a powerful portrait of a complicated woman.
Perhaps Mrs. Furneval.
A confession -- to say more would be revealing too much of the plot.
I had at first thought Flo Gibson was rushing through the story, but her narration style grew on me, and I began to be under her sway before too long.
"Could not listen to this"
I can hardly believe this awful narration, It sounds like it's a CD going wrong. and is impossible to follow because of the incomprehensible style.
As I could not get further than 10 minutes in, I liken it to two of Trollope's stories which I didn't like
Sir Harry Hotspur of Humblethwaite
Harry Heathcote of Gangoil
all of the above.
This book is not his best. However it was almost ruined by the narrator. Her delivery was much too fast and her attempts at English dialects risible.
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