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JAMES, H.: Europeans (The) (Unabridged)

    

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JAMES, H.: Europeans (The) (Unabridged)

After the collapse of her marriage to an illustrious German prince, Baroness Eugenia Münster arrives in America with her brother, in search of wealthy New England relatives. The duo have an immediate impact on their American cousins, the Wentworths. The Baroness captures the eye of young Clifford Wentworth, and his girlfriend’s older brother Robert; meanwhile, Felix falls for his American cousin Gertrude. The Wentworths are overawed by their European cousins and their frivolous lifestyle. What unfolds is a delightful comedy of manners that contrasts the apparently sophisticated and light-hearted Europeans with the serious and puritanical Americans. At times reminiscent of Jane Austen, The Europeans contains beautiful and vivid descriptions of mid-19th-century upper-class New England life.



Disc 1

  The Europeans (Unabridged)
1.   The Europeans 00:10:28
2.   'That is a description of a charming nature,' he said. 00:09:26
3.   From one hour to another the day had grown… 00:09:32
4.   Chapter 2 00:07:58
5.   Mr Brand went into the garden… 00:10:18
6.   'You are not afraid of me, then'… 00:10:03


Disc 2

  The Europeans (Unabridged)
1.   Chapter 3 00:09:00
2.   The tall gentleman came to meet her… 00:08:52
3.   'I think I shall think her handsome,' Gertrude said. 00:09:46
4.   Chapter 4 00:06:49
5.   'Robert is very generous with his own things,'… 00:07:01
6.   'A three days' visit at most, over there…' 00:07:44
7.   Felix had spent a good deal of his life… 00:11:25


Disc 3

  The Europeans (Unabridged)
1.   Chapter 5 00:10:35
2.   'I won't promise,' said Felix, 'not to work…' 00:10:39
3.   Gertrude sat down again on that day… 00:08:35
4.   Chapter 6 00:07:47
5.   One day (he was sitting there again and playing…) 00:09:54
6.   'How long ago was this' asked Acton. 00:11:33


Disc 4

  The Europeans (Unabridged)
1.   Chapter 7 00:09:57
2.   The next time he gave Felix a sitting… 00:07:10
3.   Felix was very fond of the little lake… 00:10:20
4.   Gertrude turned her back to the opposite shore… 00:07:48
5.   Chapter 8 00:06:42
6.   She wandered about alone in the garden… 00:07:28
7.   Eugenia herself, as we know… 00:11:04


Disc 5

  The Europeans (Unabridged)
1.   Chapter 9 00:10:32
2.   'I don't know whether I ought to tell you…' 00:09:18
3.   Eugenia, who was near the window, glanced out… 00:08:40
4.   Chapter 10 00:10:53
5.   The baroness had gone to the window… 00:11:12
6.   Mr Brand was silent a moment. 00:09:24


Disc 6

  The Europeans (Unabridged)
1.   Chapter 11 00:09:59
2.   'Excuse my ridiculous position,' he said. 00:09:49
3.   Gertrude Wentworth had held a silent place… 00:11:41
4.   Chapter 12 00:09:26
5.   Felix's tongue obviously moved much faster… 00:08:56
6.   'Where are our moral grounds' 00:09:29
7.   'Let me keep it up', said Acton, laughing… 00:09:37

Total Playing Time: 06:06:50






Author(s):
James, Henry

Reader(s):
Sims, Adam

Label: Naxos AudioBooks

Genre: Classic Fiction

Period: 20th Century

Catalogue No: NA0296

Barcode: 9781781981061

Physical Release: 02/2018

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