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The Master Lib/E

Colm Toibin, Ralph Cosham (Read by)

Compact Disc

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Other Editions of This Title:
Digital Audiobook (5/24/2021)
Paperback (5/3/2005)
Hardcover (5/25/2004)
Paperback, Chinese (12/8/2015)
Audio Cassette (7/1/2004)
Audio Cassette (11/1/2004)
MP3 CD (7/1/2004)
Compact Disc (7/1/2004)

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“Henry James is one of the masters of American fiction, and in this wonderful new book Toibin works magic, conjuring images of the author in unforgettable prose, evoking not just the man, but his writing as well. The result is a brilliant, believable (fictional) portrait of a most remarkable man.”
— Kathy Ashton, The King's English, Salt Lake City, UT
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Named by AudioFile magazine as one of the Best Audiobooks of 2005, this unforgettable audio performance represents the best of what the medium can do.

Colm T ib n tells the story of Henry James, the famous novelist born into one of America's intellectual first families two decades before the Civil War, and who left his country to live in Paris, Rome, Venice, and London among privileged artists and writers.

In stunningly resonant prose, T ib n captures the loneliness and longing, the hope and despair of a man who never married, who never resolved his sexual identity, and whose forays into intimacy inevitably failed him and those he tried to love. The emotional intensity of T ib n's portrait of James is riveting. Time and again, James, a master of psychological subtlety in his fiction, proves blind to his own heart.

Blackstone Publishing, 9780786184989

Publication Date: July 1, 2004