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Extended Audio Sample The Red and the Black, by Stendhal Click for printable size audiobook cover
3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 3.00 (16,331 ratings) (rate this audio book) Author: Stendhal Narrator: Davina Porter Publisher: Recorded Books, LLC Format: Unabridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Release Date:
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Julien Sorel is the handsome young tutor to the mayor’s children, penniless but driven by ambition. Madame de Renal, thirty, is a tender, virtuous and loyal wife with the nature of an angel. Between them a passion plunges them from the heights to the depths in this epic novel considered to be among the greatest in the literature of France.

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  • “One of the greatest nineteenth-century novels.”

    Merriam-Webster Encyclopedia of Literature

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  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 by Riana | 2/18/2014

    " A book to read more then one time, great! "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 by Erika | 2/15/2014

    " required reading for M Guy at Bennington "

  • 2 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 5 by Simon | 2/15/2014

    " I laughed out loud reading it, which according to the chair of our French Department IS NOT THE RIGHT REACTION TO THIS VERY IMPORTANT WORK OF LITERATURE. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 by Flying | 1/30/2014

    " I never expected anything so it almost shocked me in the end. The novel's so powerful and subtle that I stop thinking for awhile. Then pick it up and read it again and stop thinking for more. It takes me a month to finish the book. I understand now why Nabokov said Classics is a book you want to reread. "

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