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This Side of Paradise

Narrated by: Chris Hendrie
Length: 8 hrs and 42 mins
3 out of 5 stars (24 ratings)
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Publisher's Summary

At 23, F. Scott penned this brilliant best-seller kicking off the roaring 20’s and the Jazz Age. Semi-autobiographical and unabridged, versatile actor Chris Hendrie creates vibrant characters as the story follows the life of gifted and handsome Amory Blaine as he falls in love with beautiful society girls while trying to define and find himself. Beautifully set in the lost generation just before the 1929 stock market crash that ended this flamboyant era.

Public Domain (P)2011 Chris Hendrie

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Good story, bad reading

Some modern audiences will have trouble relating but much of this material still resonates today.

The reading was terrible. The reader often sounded frantic and his tempo distracts from the content of the story. Sometimes it worked but most the time it didn't. I would not recommend this reading.

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boring,, just reading... dont like

What disappointed you about This Side of Paradise?

the reader,,,

What could F. Scott Fitzgerald have done to make this a more enjoyable book for you?

fitzgerald is good the reader was not

How did the narrator detract from the book?

same voice for all

If you could play editor, what scene or scenes would you have cut from This Side of Paradise?

have more feelings

Any additional comments?

none

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Review

Great book. Not that easy to listen to due to Poor audio quality despite good narration

0 of 1 people found this review helpful