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The Tenant of Wildfell Hall Audiobook

The Tenant of Wildfell Hall

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Fleeing a disastrous marriage, Helen Huntingdon retreats to the desolate mansion, Wildfell Hall, with her son, Arthur. There, she makes her living as a painter. Finding it difficult to avoid her neighbors, she is soon an object of speculation and gossip. Brontë portrays Helen's eloquent struggle for independence at a time when society defined a married woman as her husband's property.

Public Domain (P)2015 AudioGO

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    "Excellent performances "

    Alex Jennings and Jenny Agutter share the credit for this beautifully narrated production of Anne Bronte's powerful novel. The story includes within the framework of a traditional courtship plot an unconventional exposure of the plight of a woman trapped in a marriage with an alcoholic abusive man.

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  • jdessentials
    10/8/16
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    "enjoyable enough listen..."

    read the book in my twenties. ..re read (or listened ) and still enjoyed but now I'm 20 years on anne brontes young age shows in her writing more .....enjoy hearing my fave old classics read to me tho.

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  • Bob
    6/22/16
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    "A great book. I can't believe she dared write it"

    Wowed. Feels so ahead of its time. Thoughtful, indignant yet tender. Passion with brains. YES.

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  • KT
    2/15/16
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    What disappointed you about The Tenant of Wildfell Hall?

    My overall review is only 1 star and this has everything to do with the audiobook which claims to be unabridged.The narration is pleasing as far as I have endured to listen, and the story of the original book is excellent.To my disappointment, I started realising that the audio book was missing several parts, as I also have a printed copy which at some points consulted along with the audio. I stopped listening altogether and turned to the print book when I saw that Chapter 28 is almost entirely taken out of the audio book.I feel extremely cheated in my purchase and I will not recommend to anyone who's after an unabridged version of the book.


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