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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    • The Testament of Mary

    • By: Colm Toibin
    • Narrated by: Meryl Streep
    • Length: 3 hrs and 7 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 1,809
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,674
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 1,657

    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 697
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 632
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 634

    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....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • 🚢 🌊🇺🇸 🗽Oh, what a tangled web we weave 🛳 ⚓️ 🇮🇪🍀

    • By Gretchen SLP on 02-07-19

    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 345
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 327
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 327

    "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

    • Nora Webster: A Novel

    • By: Colm Toibin
    • Narrated by: Fiona Shaw
    • Length: 11 hrs and 20 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 437
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 390
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 390

    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....

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • Contrived & Overreaching

    • By Sara on 12-13-15

    Regular price: $27.99

    • Mad, Bad, Dangerous to Know

    • By: Colm Toibin
    • Narrated by: Colm Toibin
    • Length: 6 hrs and 7 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 10
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 10
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 10

    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....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Eminently re-readable

    • By Elaine on 01-02-19

    Regular price: $17.00

    • The Master

    • By: Colm Toibin
    • Narrated by: Geoffrey Howard
    • Length: 12 hrs and 32 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 312
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 159
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 160

    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

    • 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 46
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 40
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 41

    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

    • 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 57
    • 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

    • The South

    • By: Colm Toibin
    • Narrated by: Terry Donnelly
    • Length: 7 hrs and 32 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 18
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 17
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 16

    In 1950, Katherine Proctor leaves Ireland for Barcelona, determined to escape her family and become a painter....

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • I wanted to find at least one character interesting but could not.

    • By Andor on 03-02-19

    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

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