Christopher Isherwood
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Christopher Isherwood

Christopher Isherwood (1904-1986) was one of the most prominent writers of his generation. He is the author of many works of fiction, including All the Conspirators, The Memorial, Mr. Norris Changes Trains, and Goodbye to Berlin, on which the musical Cabaret was based, as well as works of nonfiction and biography.

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    • The Berlin Stories

    • By: Christopher Isherwood
    • Narrated by: Michael York
    • Length: 2 hrs and 58 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 139
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 110
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 110

    Christopher Isherwood's dramatized memoirs are prophetic images of a country preparing itself to embrace Hitler and the Third Reich....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Marvelous performance of Isherwood's stories

    • By Kathryn Drinkard on 03-05-12

    Regular price: $6.95

    • A Single Man

    • By: Christopher Isherwood
    • Narrated by: Simon Prebble
    • Length: 4 hrs and 39 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 573
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 482
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 481

    When A Single Man was originally published, it shocked many by its frank, sympathetic, and moving portrayal of a gay man in midlife....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Gorgeous Writing but Not for Everyone

    • By Catherine on 01-27-13

    Regular price: $17.47

    • Christopher and His Kind

    • By: Christopher Isherwood
    • Narrated by: James Clamp
    • Length: 10 hrs and 16 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 70
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 53
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 52

    Christopher and His Kind covers the most memorable 10 years in the writer's life, from 1929, when Isherwood left England to spend a week in Berlin and decided to stay there indefinitely....

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Decadence in 1930s Germany

    • By Christo on 01-20-16

    Regular price: $24.47

    • Prater Violet

    • By: Christopher Isherwood
    • Narrated by: J. Paul Boehmer
    • Length: 3 hrs and 54 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 8
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 8
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 8

    Isherwood's story centers on the production of the vacuous fictional melodrama Prater Violet, set in 19th-century Vienna, providing ironic counterpoint to tragic events as Hitler annexes the real Vienna of the 1930s....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • An Overlooked Isherwood

    • By Steve M on 05-15-16

    Regular price: $16.06

    • Jacob's Hands

    • A Fable
    • By: Christopher Isherwood, Aldous Huxley
    • Narrated by: Burt Reynolds, William Windom
    • Length: 3 hrs
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 35
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 10
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 10

    Jacob Ericson, a shy, enigmatic, and somewhat inept ranch hand learns that his hands possess the mysterious gift of healing....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Love it

    • By Ash on 02-09-15

    Regular price: $12.95

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