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    • The Center of the World

    • By: Thomas Van Essen
    • Narrated by: Simon Vance, Paul Michael, Cassandra Campbell, and others
    • Length: 9 hrs and 56 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 6
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 5
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 5

    Alternating between nineteenth-century Europe and present-day New England, this tale follows the great British painter J. M. W. Turner - and his scene of artists, intellectuals, and lovers - and Henry, a middle-aged family man whose otherwise mundane existence is disrupted by the discovery of The Center of the World, Turner’s controversial painting of Helen of Troy that had been thought lost forever.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • very good portrayal of a compelling story

    • By JANET GORDON KENNEDY on 09-23-18

    Regular price: $20.97