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    • The Night Ocean

    • By: Paul La Farge
    • Narrated by: Elisabeth Rodgers
    • Length: 13 hrs and 23 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 85
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 81
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 81

    Marina Willett, MD, has a problem. Her husband, Charlie, has become obsessed with H. P. Lovecraft, in particular with one episode in the legendary horror writer's life: In the summer of 1934, the "old gent" lived for two months with a gay teenage fan named Robert Barlow, at Barlow's family home in central Florida. What were the two of them up to? Were they friends - or something more? Just when Charlie thinks he's solved the puzzle, a new scandal erupts, and he disappears.

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • Frustratingly Uneven Due to Clumsy Plot Structure

    • By Adam on 06-15-17

    Regular price: $31.49

    • Haussmann, or the Distinction

    • By: Paul La Farge
    • Narrated by: Eric Bauersfeld
    • Length: 11 hrs and 36 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3 out of 5 stars 14
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 6
    • Story
      3 out of 5 stars 6

    Baron Georges-Eughne Haussmann was the architect of modern Paris. In two decades, from 1853 to 1869, he transformed the cramped, filthy lanes of the medieval city into the airy boulevards and green parks of today. Yet there is a story that, on his deathbed, Haussmann wished to undo everything he'd built. "Would that it had died with me!" he is supposed to have said. What is the secret of the baron's last regret?

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Brings another era alive

    • By Janine on 07-04-10

    Regular price: $20.97

    • Luminous Airplanes

    • By: Paul La Farge
    • Narrated by: Charles Carroll
    • Length: 8 hrs and 16 mins
    • Unabridged
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    In September 2000, a young programmer comes home from a desert festival to learn that his grandfather has died and that he has to return to Thebes - a town which is so isolated that its inhabitants have their own language - in order to clean out the house where his family lived for five generations. While he’s there, he runs into Yesim, a Turkish American woman whom he loved as a child, and begins a romance in which past and present are dangerously confused.

    Regular price: $24.47