Colm Toibin
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Colm Toibin

Colm Toibin is the author of four previous novels, The South, The Heather Blazing, The Story of the Night, and The Blackwater Lightship, which was shortlisted for the 1999 Booker Prize. He lives in Dublin.

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    • Mad, Bad, Dangerous to Know

    • By: Colm Toibin
    • Narrated by: Colm Toibin
    • Length: 6 hrs and 7 mins
    • Unabridged
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    From Colm Tóibín, an illuminating, intimate study of Irish culture, history, and literature told through the lives and work of three men - William Wilde, John Butler Yeats, and John Stanislaus Joyce - and the complicated, influential relationships they had with their complicated sons....

    Regular price: $17.00

    • The Testament of Mary

    • By: Colm Toibin
    • Narrated by: Meryl Streep
    • Length: 3 hrs and 7 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 1,600
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,474
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 1,461

    Meryl Streep’s performance of Colm Tóibín's acclaimed portrait of Mary is hailed by the New York Times Book Review as “an ideal audiobook"....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • from a non believer...

    • By Taormina60 on 09-27-13

    Regular price: $10.49

    • Brooklyn

    • A Novel
    • By: Colm Toibin
    • Narrated by: Kirsten Potter
    • Length: 7 hrs and 38 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 654
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 593
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 596

    Eilis Lacey has come of age in small-town Ireland in the hard years following World War Two. When an Irish priest from Brooklyn offers to sponsor Eilis in America, she decides she must go....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • ended too soon

    • By Tina Pasadena on 05-02-17

    Regular price: $17.00

    • House of Names

    • By: Colm Tóibín
    • Narrated by: Juliet Stevenson, Charlie Anson, Pippa Nixon
    • Length: 8 hrs and 47 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 306
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 289
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 289

    "I have been acquainted with the smell of death." So begins Clytemnestra's tale of her own life in ancient Mycenae, the legendary Greek city....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Power. Control. Restraint.

    • By David on 06-27-17

    Regular price: $20.99

    • The Master

    • By: Colm Toibin
    • Narrated by: Geoffrey Howard
    • Length: 12 hrs and 32 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 305
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 153
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 154

    In The Master, his brilliant and profoundly moving fifth novel, Colm Toibin tells the story of Henry James, a famous novelist born into one of America's intellectual first families....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Perfect

    • By Kathy on 05-06-05

    Regular price: $23.07

    • Nora Webster: A Novel

    • By: Colm Toibin
    • Narrated by: Fiona Shaw
    • Length: 11 hrs and 20 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 426
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 382
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 381

    Widowed at forty, with four children and not enough money, Nora has lost the love of her life, Maurice, the man who rescued her from the stifling world to which she was born....

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Couldn't finish it, I just didn't care

    • By Susan Finch on 11-06-14

    Regular price: $27.99

    • The Heather Blazing

    • A Novel
    • By: Colm Toibin
    • Narrated by: Tim Gerard Reynolds
    • Length: 8 hrs and 9 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 56
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 53
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 53

    Eamon Redmond is a judge in Ireland’s high court, a completely legal creature who is just beginning to discover how painfully unconnected he is from other human beings....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • A Quiet but Lovely Story

    • By Cariola on 03-29-13

    Regular price: $22.63

    • Mothers and Sons

    • Stories
    • By: Colm Toibin
    • Narrated by: Gerard Doyle
    • Length: 8 hrs and 39 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 30
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 16
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 15

    This beautifully written, intensely intimate collection explores a subject of nearly universal experience: the psychological push and pull between a mother and a son....

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Good Reader, Odd Endings

    • By Deborah on 06-11-08

    Regular price: $17.47

    • A Guest at the Feast

    • By: Colm Tóibín
    • Narrated by: Colm Tóibín
    • Length: 2 hrs and 10 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 44
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 38
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 39

    The unabridged downloadable audiobook edition of Colm Tóibín's touching memoir, A Guest at the Feast, beautifully read by the author himself....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • NOW WE KNOW+++you should listen to a "BELIEVER"

    • By RenoWill on 04-09-12

    Regular price: $15.49

    • New Ways to Kill Your Mother

    • Writers and Their Families
    • By: Colm Toibin
    • Narrated by: Gerard Doyle
    • Length: 11 hrs and 38 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 21
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 19
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 19

    In a brilliant, nuanced, and wholly original collection of essays, the best-selling and award-winning author offers a fascinating exploration of famous writers’ relationships to their families and their work....

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • A Literary Box of Chocolates

    • By Cariola on 11-02-13

    Regular price: $16.96

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