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  • Firmin: Adventures of a Metropolitan Lowlife | Sam Savage

    Firmin: Adventures of a Metropolitan Lowlife

    • UNABRIDGED (5 hrs and 15 mins)
    • By Sam Savage
    • Narrated By Jeff Woodman
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    Born in a bookstore in a blighted 1960's Boston neighborhood, Firmin the rat miraculously learns how to read by digesting his nest of books. Alienated from his family and unable to communicate with the humans he loves, Firmin quickly realizes that a literate rat is a lonely rat. Following a harrowing misunderstanding with his hero, the bookseller, Firmin begins to risk the dangers of Scollay Square, finding solace in the Lovelies of the burlesque cinema. Finally adopted by a down-on-his-luck science fiction writer, the tide begins to turn.

  • The Cry of the Sloth | Sam Savage

    The Cry of the Sloth

    • UNABRIDGED (6 hrs and 4 mins)
    • By Sam Savage
    • Narrated By Charles Bice
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    The four-month odyssey of a literary lowlife. Set in middle America during the economic hard times of the Nixon era, this tragicomic, epistolary masterpiece chronicles everything Andrew Whittaker—literary journal editor, negligent landlord, and aspiring novelist—commits to paper over the course of four critical months.

  • Firmin: Ein Rattenleben | Sam Savage

    Firmin: Ein Rattenleben

    • UNABRIDGED (5 hrs and 3 mins)
    • By Sam Savage
    • Narrated By Gustav Peter Wöhler
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    Firmin wächst im Keller einer Bostoner Buchhandlung auf und liest sich Buch für Buch durch die Weltliteratur. Er entdeckt, wie spannend das Leben der Menschen ist und macht sich auf, ihre Freundschaft zu suchen. Sam Savage erzählt in diesem gefeierten Kultbuch die traurig-charmante Geschichte eines verkannten Außenseiters.

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