The Picture of Dorian Gray Audiobook | Oscar Wilde | backroadsofamericanmusic.comCancel anytime. The Greek myths are amongst the greatest stories ever told, passed down through millennia and inspiring writers and artists as varied as Shakespeare, Michelangelo, James Joyce and Walt Disney. They are embedded deeply in the traditions, tales and cultural DNA of the West. You'll fall in love with Zeus, marvel at the birth of Athena, wince at Cronus and Gaia's revenge on Ouranos, weep with King Midas and hunt with the beautiful and ferocious Artemis. This new audio edition, authorized by the Fitzgerald estate, is narrated by Oscar-nominated actor Jake Gyllenhaal Brokeback Mountain.
The picture of Dorian Gray by Oscar Wilde, 1891 version, Audiobook unabridged
The Picture of Dorian Gray - Part 1
He will face death-defying tasks, but with the help of his best f. I gotta reread that one? As with most classics I picked an audiobook version and where possible I opt for the free Librivox version over the commercial Audible one. JonSnow wrote: "I can't listen to audio books .
Paraphrased from memory. Set against the backdrop of the French Revolution, it tells the story of a family threatened by the terrible events of the past? Stephen Fry does a wonderful job narrating but I couldn't get into the old story. What members say Average Customer Ratings Overall!
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The Picture of Dorian Gray-Part 2
This new audio edition, authorized by the Fitzgerald estate, is narrated by Oscar-nominated actor Jake Gyllenhaal Brokeback Mountain. Gyllenhaal's performance is a faithful delivery in the voice of Nick Carraway, the Midwesterner turned New York bond salesman, who rents a small house next door to the mysterious millionaire Jay Gatsby. With godlike ferocity, he surges into dangerous waters - immune to the madness of his vision, refusing to be bested by the forces of nature. The Republic of Gilead offers Offred only one function: to breed. If she deviates, she will, like dissenters, be hanged at the wall or sent out to die slowly of radiation sickness.
It was a similar disclosure which saw me read this novel for the first time. An eccentric expedition sets out to explore the planet, an epic battle between man and monster at its greatest literary p. I could listen to Steven Fry's voice all day. Narrator Dan Stevens Downton Abbey presents an uncanny performance of Mary Shelley's timeless gothic novel.
Consistently interesting, his later ones will probably be better. If so, though a few of the speeches dragged on o did a few of Wilde's "detailing paragraphs. Amazing Not only one of the worlds greatest writers but read by the worlds best readers and voice of my time. Does not match the book I listen and follow with book which is my own preference, but this audio book does not match the book.I had a paper version of the book that I was following along. Van Helsing, AM, we've sought to recapture its originally intended horror and power. Jun 07. Would you listen to another book narrated by Steven Crossley?
JonSnow wrote: "I can't listen to audio books Stephen Fry is amazing. It's endlessly quotable. With each of the characters playing to an extreme of Wilde's personality, rather than getting a picture of Dorian Gray.