A Guest at the Feast

Narrated by: Colm Tóibín
Length: 2 hrs and 10 mins
4.3 out of 5 stars (55 ratings)

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Publisher's Summary

The unabridged downloadable audiobook edition of Colm Tóibín's touching memoir, A Guest at the Feast, beautifully read by the author himself. A Guest at the Feast moves from the small town of Enniscorthy to Dublin, from memories of a mother who always had a book on the go to the author's early adulthood, from a love of literature to the influences of place and family. Tóibín's captivating memoir is the story of a writer coming of age and his connections between home, work and love. It is a perfect gem of a book.

©2011 Colm Tóibín (P)2011 Penguin Books Ltd

Critic Reviews

"A profoundly gifted world writer." (Sebastian Barry, Guardian)

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What did you love best about A Guest at the Feast?

The author's approach to his personal life events

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The closing was perfect

What about Colm Tóibín’s performance did you like?

His voice and choices of simple questions with simple answers

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Beautiful match of poetry , music and voice creating a unique memoir. One wants to begin it again.

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  • Janet Catesby
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Beautiful memories of a childhood

loved this poignant rendition of many wonderful and fascinating memories of the writer's childhood and growing up in Ireland.