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    • The Immortalists

    • By: Chloe Benjamin
    • Narrated by: Maggie Hoffman
    • Length: 11 hrs and 30 mins
    • Unabridged
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      4 out of 5 stars 2,509
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      4 out of 5 stars 2,511

    It's 1969 in New York City's Lower East Side, and word has spread of the arrival of a mystical woman, a traveling psychic who claims to be able to tell anyone the day they will die. The Gold children - four adolescents on the cusp of self-awareness - sneak out to hear their fortunes, A sweeping novel of remarkable ambition and depth, The Immortalists probes the line between destiny and choice, reality and illusion, this world and the next. It is a deeply moving testament to the power of story, the nature of belief, and the unrelenting pull of familial bonds. 

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    • By E. Longe on 01-19-18

    Regular price: $28.00

    • The Immortalists

    • By: Chloe Benjamin
    • Narrated by: Maggie Hoffman
    • Length: 11 hrs and 30 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 18
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      4 out of 5 stars 16
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 16

    It's 1969, and holed up in a grimy tenement building in New York's Lower East Side is a travelling psychic who claims to be able to tell anyone the date they will die. Four siblings, too young for what they are about to hear, sneak out to hear their fortunes. We then follow the intertwined paths the siblings take over the course of five decades and, in particular, how they choose to live with the supposed knowledge the fortune-teller gave them that day. This is a story about life, mortality and the choices we make.

    Regular price: $21.31

    • Die Unsterblichen

    • By: Chloe Benjamin
    • Narrated by: Wolfram Koch
    • Length: 13 hrs and 25 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Wenn du wüsstest, an welchem Tag du stirbst: Wie würdest du leben? New York 1969: die Geschwister Simon, Klara, Daniel und Varya legen ihr Taschengeld zusammen und suchen eine Wahrsagerin auf. Die kann angeblich den Tag des Todes vorhersagen. Aufgebracht, ungläubig, schulterzuckend reagieren die Kinder auf die Prophezeiung - und doch wird das Wissen ihr Leben beeinflussen. Während Simon sein Glück im liberalen San Francisco der 80er Jahre findet und Klara sich ihrer Leidenschaft Magie verschreibt, suchen Daniel als Arzt und Varya als Wissenschaftlerin sicheren Boden. Und die Antwort auf die Frage, ob die Wahrsagerin recht behalten würde.

    Regular price: $25.63

    • Die Unsterblichen

    • By: Chloe Benjamin
    • Narrated by: Wolfram Koch
    • Length: 11 hrs and 20 mins
    • Abridged
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    Wenn du wüsstest, an welchem Tag du stirbst: Wie würdest du leben? New York 1969: Die Geschwister Simon, Klara, Daniel und Varya legen ihr Taschengeld zusammen und suchen eine Wahrsagerin auf. Die kann angeblich den Tag des Todes vorhersagen. Aufgebracht, ungläubig, schulterzuckend reagieren die Kinder auf die Prophezeiung - und doch wird das Wissen ihr Leben beeinflussen. Während Simon sein Glück im liberalen San Francisco der 80er Jahre findet und Klara sich ihrer Leidenschaft Magie verschreibt, suchen Daniel als Arzt und Varya als Wissenschaftlerin sicheren Boden.

    Regular price: $13.77

    • Gli immortalisti

    • By: Chloe Benjamin
    • Narrated by: Francesca Perilli
    • Length: 12 hrs and 21 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Forse non sarebbe successo niente se non fossero stati nel cuore dell'estate, con un mese e mezzo di noia umida alle spalle e un altro mese e mezzo davanti. In casa non c'è aria condizionata e quest'anno - l'estate del 1969 - sembra che stia succedendo qualcosa a tutti tranne che a loro, i fratelli Gold. Mentre gli altri si sballano a Woodstock, New York non offre loro altro che un incontro con una veggente che, si dice nel quartiere, sarebbe in grado di predire la data di morte. I quattro ragazzi ci vanno, per gioco, per vestirsi di paura, per fare la rivoluzione a modo loro.

    Regular price: $14.63