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STENDHAL: Red and the Black (Unabriged)



Disc 1

  The Red and the Black (Unabridged)
1.   Book 1: Chapter 1 00:05:33
2.   You must not for a moment expect… 00:03:38
3.   Chapter 2 00:03:32
4.   This young cleric was sent from Besancon… 00:04:09
5.   Chapter 3 00:05:17
6.   The reproaches of M. de Renal… 00:04:36
7.   This sudden decision plunged Madame de Renal deep in thought… 00:03:56
8.   Chapter 4 00:04:05
9.   As he approached his mill, Pere Sorel called Julien in his stentorian voice… 00:05:45
10.   Chapter 5 00:05:47
11.   'What!' M. de Renal indignantly exclaimed… 00:06:32
12.   To Julien, making a fortune meant in the first place leaving Verrieres… 00:05:57
13.   Chapter 6 00:04:23
14.   Never in her life had a purely agreeable sensation… 00:04:09
15.   Julien plucked up his courage again during this long speech… 00:04:56
16.   'What think you of this new acquisition' M. de Renal asked his wife… 00:05:30


Disc 2

  The Red and the Black (Unabridged)
1.   Chapter 7 00:04:58
2.   Madame de Renal felt ashamed of this way of looking at things… 00:04:11
3.   After many long years, Madame de Renal… 00:04:50
4.   This outburst left Madame de Renal pale… 00:05:33
5.   'I was thinking, Sir,' he said to him one day… 00:04:27
6.   Julien knew nothing apart from these matters… 00:04:04
7.   Chapter 8 00:05:13
8.   Julien replied to these fresh remonstrances… 00:04:45
9.   Madame de Renal tried to work… 00:04:59
10.   As it is our intention to flatter no one… 00:05:34
11.   Chapter 9 00:05:18
12.   When Madame Derville repeated her suggestion… 00:05:29
13.   Despite the wisdom of these reflections… 00:05:22
14.   'It is a secret!' repeated Madame de Renal… 00:05:05
15.   Chapter 10 00:03:58
16.   Julien made a speedy escape and climbed up among the big woods… 00:03:57


Disc 3

  The Red and the Black (Unabridged)
1.   Chapter 11 00:05:50
2.   His kisses, filled with passion… 00:06:31
3.   Chapter 12 00:05:53
4.   'Since my husband, who does not know…' 00:05:19
5.   Julien related to him, with suitable omissions… 00:05:36
6.   Chapter 13 00:04:21
7.   Julien was struck by her quavering voice and by the look in her eyes… 00:05:21
8.   The sudden resolution he had just made formed a pleasing distraction… 00:04:13
9.   Chapter 14 00:03:49
10.   Madame de Renal could not get over her astonishment … 00:04:19
11.   Chapter 15 00:04:14
12.   Julien had every right to praise his own courage… 00:05:05
13.   Chapter 16 00:05:33
14.   The foolish idea of his being regarded as a servile lover… 00:06:29
15.   Chapter 17 00:05:51


Disc 4

  The Red and the Black (Unabridged)
1.   In the foreground appeared the highly complicated intrigues… 00:06:03
2.   Chapter 18 00:05:28
3.   The work of organising the Guard of Honour… 00:05:56
4.   There was one person happier than he… 00:05:28
5.   This melancholy splendour, degraded by the intrusion… 00:05:26
6.   'It is quite clear,' said Julien, at last venturing to understand… 00:05:29
7.   'This Marquis would not be polite like my dear Bishop,' he thought… 00:06:07
8.   Chapter 19 00:05:24
9.   'Avoid my presence,' she said to Julien one day… 00:05:30
10.   'That is all that I ask,' she cried, rising to her feet… 00:05:49
11.   This great moral crisis changed the nature of the sentiment… 00:04:51
12.   Chapter 20 00:05:20
13.   'Do not go and quarrel with M. Valenod…' 00:04:46
14.   Chapter 21 00:06:30


Disc 5

  The Red and the Black (Unabridged)
1.   'I am used to Louise,' he said to himself, 'she knows all my affairs…' 00:05:46
2.   'God! Why is not my wife dead!' 00:05:45
3.   'You speak like the fool that you are,' cried M. de Renal… 00:05:48
4.   Madame de Renal meanwhile had run up… 00:05:43
5.   This threat was uttered with gladness… 00:05:43
6.   Chapter 22 00:04:52
7.   His missive dispatched… 00:05:53
8.   This was too much for Julien… 00:05:51
9.   Before leaving the house Julien received four or five invitations… 00:05:28
10.   'You aristocrats, you have every reason to be proud,' he said… 00:05:19
11.   M. Valenod was what is called, a hundred leagues from Paris… 00:05:53
12.   Chapter 23 00:05:21
13.   Julien did not fail to attend the auction… 00:05:48
14.   'Signor Zingarelli,' went on the young singer… 00:05:21


Disc 6

  The Red and the Black (Unabridged)
1.   One thing astonished Julien: the weeks of solitude spent at Verrieres… 00:04:27
2.   On the morning after his return, at six o'clock… 00:05:28
3.   M. de Renal presently returned; he was beside himself… 00:05:09
4.   Cruel necessity, with its hand of iron, bent Julien's will… 00:04:52
5.   Chapter 24 00:05:39
6.   Julien, lost in thought, was comparing… 00:05:20
7.   Amanda observed his courage; it formed a charming contrast… 00:05:36
8.   Chapter 25 00:05:03
9.   Julien advanced with an uncertain step… 00:05:03
10.   He looked upwards and made the sign of the Cross… 00:04:38
11.   'This is a bold and healthy mind,' he said to himself… 00:04:35
12.   Chapter 26 00:05:58
13.   Having half mastered these several truths… 00:05:40
14.   The moment that Julien became aware of his own folly… 00:05:38
15.   What pains did he not take to arrive at that expression… 00:05:39


Disc 7

  The Red and the Black (Unabridged)
1.   Julien percieved the immensity of the danger… 00:03:29
2.   Chapter 27 00:05:18
3.   No sooner had M. Castanede gone up to his own room… 00:04:16
4.   Chapter 28 00:03:55
5.   Next morning at daybreak, Julien made his way to the Cathedral… 00:05:21
6.   'At last, he is going to tell me his secret,' thought Julien… 00:05:11
7.   His distraction was nevertheless half conquered… 00:04:30
8.   Chapter 29 00:05:31
9.   But why speak of his friends, his enemies 00:03:49
10.   On the first day, the examiners appointed… 00:05:39
11.   Despite his brilliant existence in Paris… 00:05:16
12.   Without knowing it, the stern abbe Pirard loved this Seminary… 00:05:08
13.   Julien was silently watching the abbe… 00:05:57
14.   The prelate, growing more and more pleased… 00:03:50
15.   On the following morning, Julien detected something strange… 00:05:41
16.   Chapter 30 00:06:22


Disc 8

  The Red and the Black (Unabridged)
1.   Some time after this, Julien received a letter in an unknown hand… 00:05:21
2.   The most prudent course was to retire… 00:05:07
3.   'I am going to draw up the ladder,' he said… 00:05:31
4.   Without a thought of what he was telling her… 00:05:55
5.   Madame de Renal could refuse nothing in the face of this idea… 00:04:53
6.   In telling Julien of the incident of the ladder… 00:05:13
7.   While Julien was devouring his supper with a keen appetite… 00:04:48
8.   Book 2: Chapter 1 00:04:54
9.   A pious old peasant woman's cow dies… 00:04:47
10.   The discussion was endless… 00:04:20
11.   'If after a few months you are of no use to him…' 00:05:21
12.   'It seems to me,' said Julien, blushing deeply… 00:05:11
13.   'I, for example, a peaceable and insignificant man…' 00:05:05
14.   Chapter 2 00:06:29
15.   'You are perhaps going to become a fop,' the abbé said to him… 00:06:19


Disc 9

  The Red and the Black (Unabridged)
1.   The men assembled in this drawing - room… 00:03:42
2.   The Marquis must have spoken of the kind of education… 00:04:55
3.   Chapter 3 00:04:10
4.   On the following day Julien attended two lectures on theology… 00:04:06
5.   Chapter 4 00:05:29
6.   It was for this reason that Julien sometimes remained to the end… 00:05:00
7.   Mademoiselle de La Mole was the centre of a little group… 00:05:59
8.   Julien quitted the circle round the sofa… 00:05:29
9.   Julien felt a sting of irritation, and yet she was right… 00:05:12
10.   'The Marquis does not like scribblers, I warn you… 00:05:38
11.   Chapter 5 00:07:18
12.   Chapter 6 00:05:40
13.   'This is my name,' said the man of fashion… 00:05:21
14.   One thing astonished Julien vastly… 00:05:47
15.   Chapter 7 00:05:01


Disc 10

  The Red and the Black (Unabridged)
1.   M. de La Mole became interested in this singular character… 00:05:29
2.   Some time after this, the Marquis was at length able to leave… 00:05:17
3.   'Not bad,' said the Marquis, with a laugh… 00:05:48
4.   Chapter 8 00:05:36
5.   'I know to whom I am indebted for such kindness,' replied Julien… 00:05:31
6.   'You can tell me, Sir, as you have been here all the winter,' she said… 00:05:43
7.   'What fault would anyone have to find with my remark' 00:04:43
8.   A swarm of young men with moustaches had gathered round… 00:04:42
9.   Chapter 9 00:04:45
10.   The crowd was immense… 00:04:07
11.   Mademoiselle de La Mole, entirely forgetting what she owed… 00:05:05
12.   Julien was on a pinnacle of happiness… 00:04:39
13.   'It is quite true,' he said to himself… 00:05:38
14.   Chapter 10 00:04:31
15.   'Let us take a turn in the garden,' said the Academician… 00:07:16


Disc 11

  The Red and the Black (Unabridged)
1.   In course of time his conversations with this girl… 00:05:02
2.   This state of affairs, and the singular doubts which Julien felt… 00:04:16
3.   Chapter 11 00:04:33
4.   Mathilde's vivid, picturesque point of view affected her speech… 00:05:49
5.   Chapter 12 00:04:27
6.   These last words made her pensive again… 00:05:09
7.   Obedient as Norbert was, his sister's meaning was so unmistakable… 00:05:35
8.   Chapter 13 00:04:30
9.   It was after he had lost himself in dreams… 00:04:55
10.   He had kept his departure secret… 00:04:46
11.   'I am very glad you are not going,' the Marquis said to him… 00:05:20
12.   'Tartuffe also was ruined by a woman…' 00:04:58
13.   Chapter 14 00:04:56
14.   A few months since, Mathilde had despaired of meeting anyone… 00:05:43
15.   Mademoiselle de La Mole's letter had so flattered Julien's vanity… 00:05:00
16.   Chapter 15 00:04:09


Disc 12

  The Red and the Black (Unabridged)
1.   'At the worst,' Julien told himself finally… 00:04:27
2.   This brief exonerating memoir, arranged in the form of a tale… 00:04:21
3.   Chapter 16 00:05:25
4.   The head of the ladder touched the ground… 00:05:07
5.   Mathilde, who was still greatly embarrassed… 00:06:07
6.   Chapter 17 00:05:29
7.   During the very night after their vow of eternal separation… 00:06:24
8.   Chapter 18 00:04:41
9.   Mathilde seemed adorable to him… 00:04:19
10.   On the preceding days, in the artlessness of his misery… 00:04:49
11.   Chapter 19 00:06:20
12.   The result of this night of madness was that she imagined… 00:05:46
13.   'My death will increase the scorn that she feels for me!' he exclaimed… 00:06:02
14.   As in the darkness he explored the loose earth with his hand… 00:05:43
15.   Chapter 20 00:04:03


Disc 13

  The Red and the Black (Unabridged)
1.   The critical observations which he had been making… 00:05:41
2.   When Julien was able to leave the library… 00:05:29
3.   Chapter 21 00:03:51
4.   'One thing that will prevent you from feeling bored on your journey…' 00:04:38
5.   They arrived in a large room of a distinctly gloomy aspect… 00:04:59
6.   Chapter 22 00:05:09
7.   'Politics,' the author resumes… 00:05:28
8.   'And I shall say to you in the plainest of words…' 00:04:58
9.   'You, Sir,' M. de La Mole said to the interrupter… 00:05:51
10.   Chapter 23 00:06:07
11.   Animated by the debates of so lively an evening… 00:05:27
12.   The secret note which the Marquis drafted from the long report… 00:05:20
13.   'You need not be afraid of his waking…' 00:05:22
14.   Chapter 24 00:05:34
15.   The Prince found him decidedly melancholy… 00:04:38


Disc 14

  The Red and the Black (Unabridged)
1.   'And now,' the Prince went on as they left the shop… 00:06:47
2.   Chapter 25 00:04:21
3.   'When the Marechale flew into a passion…' 00:04:35
4.   The dinner hour was approaching, he was to see Mathilde again! 00:04:48
5.   Mathilde had almost forgotten him during his absence… 00:05:06
6.   Chapter 26 00:04:12
7.   Some hours later the risen sun surprised him… 00:05:02
8.   Chapter 27 00:04:30
9.   Like everyone of inferior intelligence whom chance brings into touch… 00:04:12
10.   Chapter 28 00:06:04
11.   Throughout the time usurped in Julien's life by the Fervaques episode… 00:04:58
12.   Chapter 29 00:04:51
13.   One morning, the porter brought to him… 00:04:10
14.   Chapter 30 00:05:44
15.   'Failing any other sentiment, gratitude would suffice…' 00:06:19
16.   Chapter 31 00:03:35


Disc 15

  The Red and the Black (Unabridged)
1.   He paced up and down his little room, wild with joy… 00:04:07
2.   It was beside a bower of honeysuckle… 00:05:02
3.   Chapter 32 00:04:17
4.   'I mean to write to my father,' Mathilde said to him one day… 00:04:40
5.   I dread, for Julien, your anger, apparently so righteous… 00:04:38
6.   Chapter 33 00:04:49
7.   The genius of Tartuffe came to Julien's aid… 00:04:01
8.   As Julien did not in any way alter his air of cold astonishment… 00:04:43
9.   Chapter 34 00:04:49
10.   In a moment of ill humour she wrote to her father… 00:06:37
11.   Forced by his daughter's letter, M. de La Mole… 00:06:23
12.   Chapter 35 00:04:40
13.   His impassive air, his severe and almost cruel eyes… 00:04:52
14.   'Where is Madame de Renal's letter' said Julien coldly… 00:05:21
15.   Chapter 36 00:04:17
16.   A magistrate appeared in the prison… 00:05:31


Disc 16

  The Red and the Black (Unabridged)
1.   About nine o'clock in the evening… 00:04:28
2.   This man was as menial and submissive as possible… 00:04:09
3.   Chapter 37 00:05:17
4.   Fouque arrived; the simple, honest fellow was shattered by grief… 00:06:09
5.   Chapter 38 00:05:11
6.   Mathilde went alone and on foot through the streets of Besancon… 00:05:35
7.   'Everything becomes clear,' she thought… 00:04:55
8.   Chapter 39 00:05:04
9.   Ambition was dead in his heart, another passion had risen… 00:06:15
10.   Chapter 40 00:04:51
11.   At the sight of these lines, M. de Frilair was almost out of his mind… 00:05:43
12.   Chapter 41 00:05:07
13.   On entering the court, he was struck by the elegance… 00:04:44
14.   This thought obliterated all the rest… 00:03:59
15.   For twenty minutes Julien continued to speak in this strain… 00:04:37


Disc 17

  The Red and the Black (Unabridged)
1.   Chapter 42 00:05:11
2.   At this moment Julien was playing upon Mathilde's nature… 00:03:31
3.   Mathilde kept on saying to him in a faint voice… 00:05:38
4.   Chapter 43 00:06:07
5.   'Very well! You swear, by the love that you bear me…' 00:06:32
6.   Chapter 44 00:04:59
7.   The old man's severe reproaches began as soon as they were left… 00:05:03
8.   'There is no such thing as "natural law"…' 00:05:30
9.   He was disturbed by all his memories of that Bible… 00:04:44
10.   Chapter 45 00:04:52
11.   The death of M. de Croisenois altered all Julien's ideas… 00:04:13
12.   'Your conversion would strike an echo in their hearts…' 00:04:10
13.   Two days earlier, he had said to Fouque… 00:04:59
14.   To The Happy Few… 00:00:45

Total Playing Time: 43:59:09






Author(s):
Stendhal

Reader(s):
Homewood, Bill

Label: Naxos AudioBooks

Genre: Classic Fiction

Catalogue No: NAB39812

Barcode: 9781843793984

Physical Release: 2010

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