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  • 1984

  • New Classic Edition
  • Auteur(s): George Orwell
  • Narrateur(s): Simon Prebble
  • Durée: 11 h et 22 min
  • Version intégrale
  • Au global
    4.5 out of 5 stars 440
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 403
  • Histoire
    4.5 out of 5 stars 401

George Orwell depicts a gray, totalitarian world dominated by Big Brother and its vast network of agents, including the Thought Police - a world in which news is manufactured according to the authorities' will and people live tepid lives by rote. Winston Smith, a hero with no heroic qualities, longs only for truth and decency. But living in a social system in which privacy does not exist and where those with unorthodox ideas are brainwashed or put to death, he knows there is no hope for him.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Excellent Reader

  • Écrit par Emily Bright Kennedy le 2018-02-04

Great performance for a good story

Au global
4 out of 5 stars
Performance
5 out of 5 stars
Histoire
4 out of 5 stars

Évalué le: 2019-03-18

The story felt anticlimactic, the end could’ve been shorter if it was indeed, the intended ending. As for the recording, nothing to reproach, a well paced articulated narration; just what you need when the story starts to feel longer that necessary.

  • Narcissus and Goldmund

  • Auteur(s): Hermann Hesse
  • Narrateur(s): Simon Vance
  • Durée: 10 h et 37 min
  • Version intégrale
  • Au global
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 2
  • Histoire
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2

Narcissus and Goldmund is the story of a passionate yet uneasy friendship between two men of opposite character. Narcissus, an ascetic instructor at a cloister school, has devoted himself solely to scholarly and spiritual pursuits. One of his students is the sensual, restless Goldmund, who is immediately drawn to his teacher's fierce intellect and sense of discipline.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Simon Vance, Hermann Hesse, the formula!

  • Écrit par jean zomou le 2019-02-24

Simon Vance, Hermann Hesse, the formula!

Au global
4 out of 5 stars
Performance
5 out of 5 stars
Histoire
4 out of 5 stars

Évalué le: 2019-02-24

I'm going to keep it short because, well you have access to the previews as well as summaries of the book. Hermann Hesse had a great story to tell and it was good to hear it from Simon Vance. There isn't much to be corrected from the narration, the man embodies his characters; from voice to behavior, temper and all those things that set apart two voices. The story, however, felt unnecessarily dragged on, probably to build up the beautiful unexpected ending. I'm no writer, but I felt that's what was happening, the third quarter of the book was a tedious read but thanks to Vance, it passed like water in semi clogged drain. Overall, great experience; an inviting story, and a hooking voice, the perfect combo!