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    • Tortilla Flat

    • De : John Steinbeck
    • Lu par : John McDonough
    • Durée : 7 h et 3 min
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    Adopting the structure and themes of the Arthurian legend, Steinbeck created a Camelot on a shabby hillside above the town of Monterey, California, and peopled it with a colorful band of knights. At the center of the tale is Danny, whose house, like Arthur’s castle, becomes a gathering place for men looking for adventure, camaraderie, and a sense of belonging—men who fiercely resist the corrupting tide of honest toil and civil rectitude.

    Prix : 22,00 €

    • The Life and Adventures of Santa Claus

    • De : L. Frank Baum
    • Lu par : John McDonough
    • Durée : 4 h et 3 min
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    A baby is found by wood nymphs in the forest of Burzee. They raise him as their own and give him the name Neclaus. When he grows up, Neclaus has to leave the forest so he makes a home for himself in the laughing valley of Hohaha, where he lives amongst humans for the first time. He discovers there that many children are very poor and neglected so, to cheer them up, he whittles wooden toys as gifts. Eventually he makes presents for all the children and so the story of Santa Claus is born.

    Prix : 16,78 €

    • Pierre et Jean

    • De : Guy de Maupassant
    • Lu par : John McDonough
    • Durée : 7 h et 1 min
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    A vague jealousy, one of those dormant jealousies which grow up between brothers or sisters and slowly ripen till they burst, on the occasion of a marriage perhaps, or of some good fortune happening to one of them, kept them on the alert in a sort of brotherly and non-aggressive animosity. They were fond of each other, it is true, but they watched each other. Pierre, five years old when Jean was born, had looked with the eyes of a little petted animal at that other little animal which had suddenly come to lie in his father's and mother's arms and to be loved and fondled by them.

    Prix : 20,79 €

    • Washington Square (Recorded Books Edition)

    • De : Henry James
    • Lu par : John McDonough
    • Durée : 8 h et 3 min
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    Henry James’ stories are classic gems of subtle wit and irony. Set in the exacting social landscape of New York City at the turn of the century, Washington Square is the tale of a wealthy but shy young woman caught between conflicting family expectations. John McDonough’s warm narration traces her remarkable inner journey.

    Prix : 22,40 €

    • Camille

    • The Lady of the Camellias
    • De : Alexandre Dumas fils
    • Lu par : Alyssa Bresnahan, John McDonough, Firdous Bamji
    • Durée : 7 h et 30 min
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    First published in 1848, Camille captivated Paris and has inspired countless adaptations. This classic story of love and loss is based on the author’s real-life affair with courtesan Marie Duplessis. Also known as The Lady of the Camellias, the novel follows the courtesan Marguerite Gautier through her tumultuous love affair with handsome—but middle class—Armand Duval. Before their passionate affair is over, one lover must give up everything.

    Prix : 20,79 €

    • Christmas in the Adirondacks

    • De : William H.H. Murray
    • Lu par : John McDonough
    • Durée : 3 h et 30 min
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    Open your eyes to one of the greatest naturalist writers of all time with these two short stories by William H.H. Murray. These stories, featuring John Norton, the trapper, were so well loved, that Murray performed them more than 500 times, on book tours in New England and New York. Written at the dawn of the Industrial Revolution, Murray’s stories of the Adirondack wilderness of the 1860s made outdoor activities like hiking and camping popular for the first time.

    Prix : 13,85 €

    • Arrowsmith

    • De : Sinclair Lewis
    • Lu par : John McDonough
    • Durée : 20 h et 41 min
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    Martin Arrowsmith is fascinated by science and medicine. As a boy, he immerses himself in Gray’s Anatomy. In medical school, he soaks up knowledge from his mentor, a renowned bacteriologist. But soon he is urged to focus on politics and promotions rather than his research. Even as Martin progresses from doctor to public health official and noted pathologist, he still yearns to devote his time to pure science.

    Prix : 38,12 €