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CASANOVA, G.: Story of My Life (The), Vol. 3 (Unabridged)

The Story of My Life is the explosive and exhilarating autobiography by the infamous libertine Giacomo Casanova. Intense and scandalous, Casanova’s extraordinary adventures take the listener on an incredible voyage across 18th-century Europe—from France to Russia, Poland to Spain and Turkey to Germany, with Venice at their heart. He falls madly in love, has wild flings and delirious orgies, and encounters some of the most brilliant figures of his time, including Catherine the Great, Louis XV and Benjamin Franklin. He holds a verbal duel with Voltaire, a pistol duel with a Polish noble, and finds himself hauled before the court multiple times, including in London, where the judge in question turns out to be none other than Henry Fielding. His appetite for life is voracious; for him, a life lived close to the precipice is the only life worth living.



Disc 1

  The Story of My Life, Vol. 3 (Unabridged)
1.   Play with flash player The Story of My Life 00:08:39
2.   Play with flash player I had sent away the milliner after having… 00:09:04
3.   Play with flash player Next morning Possano came to tell me… 00:10:53
4.   Play with flash player I was going on with my calculations… 00:06:26
5.   Play with flash player When dinner - time drew near I endeavoured… 00:08:48
6.   Play with flash player Chapter 2 00:09:38
7.   Play with flash player My brother, astonished at the sight… 00:05:30
8.   Play with flash player I began to talk about my brother… 00:06:53
9.   Play with flash player The next day, which was Holy Thursday… 00:06:44


Disc 2

  The Story of My Life, Vol. 3 (Unabridged)
1.   Play with flash player The wind was contrary, and we had to row… 00:09:17
2.   Play with flash player Clairmont brought us an excellent dinner… 00:09:42
3.   Play with flash player Chapter 3 00:08:53
4.   Play with flash player I brought Madame d'Urfé the box… 00:10:29
5.   Play with flash player The day I had my brother arrested… 00:09:06
6.   Play with flash player I then left him and told Clairmont to pack up… 00:10:44
7.   Play with flash player As we were to dine at noon exactly… 00:11:49


Disc 3

  The Story of My Life, Vol. 3 (Unabridged)
1.   Play with flash player I found Madame d’Urfé in bed… 00:09:49
2.   Play with flash player My new cousin immediately sent an express… 00:10:02
3.   Play with flash player Chapter 4 00:10:21
4.   Play with flash player When we had finished supper, Marcoline… 00:09:54
5.   Play with flash player Marcoline scarcely dared breathe to see me… 00:10:52
6.   Play with flash player When I came back I found my two Lesbians… 00:07:47
7.   Play with flash player After the oracular business had been settled… 00:05:07
8.   Play with flash player I went to the advocate whom M. Bono… 00:06:13


Disc 4

  The Story of My Life, Vol. 3 (Unabridged)
1.   Play with flash player This quieted my fears a little, and I spent… 00:09:01
2.   Play with flash player Episode 22: Chapter 5 00:10:21
3.   Play with flash player All present were Venetians, and they welcomed… 00:06:24
4.   Play with flash player Early the next morning I got a note… 00:07:58
5.   Play with flash player After the first course there was greater unison… 00:09:29
6.   Play with flash player Just then Marcoline came back to the room… 00:08:36
7.   Play with flash player What can I do for you I am leaving Lyons…' 00:08:39
8.   Play with flash player I was in a dreadful rage, and did not notice Adèle… 00:09:17


Disc 5

  The Story of My Life, Vol. 3 (Unabridged)
1.   Play with flash player While she slept I enjoyed the pleasure… 00:06:39
2.   Play with flash player Chapter 6 00:08:40
3.   Play with flash player The next day trunk and abbé came together. 00:09:10
4.   Play with flash player I called on a banker and got him to give me… 00:08:27
5.   Play with flash player When I got back to my inn, I found my brother… 00:10:59
6.   Play with flash player Chapter 7 00:10:06
7.   Play with flash player It was seven o’clock when I went out… 00:09:46
8.   Play with flash player He might have learnt a great deal…' 00:07:39


Disc 6

  The Story of My Life, Vol. 3 (Unabridged)
1.   Play with flash player I visited the theatres of Covent Garden… 00:10:59
2.   Play with flash player After we had taken coffee, which was served… 00:09:47
3.   Play with flash player After a long discussion on politics… 00:08:19
4.   Play with flash player Chapter 8 00:12:07
5.   Play with flash player I left the poor woman, after giving her… 00:09:00
6.   Play with flash player The entrance - fee at Vauxhall was half… 00:09:32
7.   Play with flash player When I got back from the theatre… 00:10:13


Disc 7

  The Story of My Life, Vol. 3 (Unabridged)
1.   Play with flash player When the dessert was served I drew… 00:07:04
2.   Play with flash player When I got home I received a note… 00:08:02
3.   Play with flash player Chapter 9 00:07:12
4.   Play with flash player The worthy nun replied that the count…' 00:08:31
5.   Play with flash player Such a state cannot last long, for if nothing…' 00:08:38
6.   Play with flash player The next day, when I told my lover…' 00:07:35
7.   Play with flash player We had to abandon ourselves to our destiny.' 00:08:11
8.   Play with flash player Oeiras, feeling sure that the lady was myself…' 00:07:59
9.   Play with flash player Fastening my lips on hers, I felt with delight… 00:07:49


Disc 8

  The Story of My Life, Vol. 3 (Unabridged)
1.   Play with flash player My charming Portuguese did not reflect… 00:08:33
2.   Play with flash player The 1st of August was a fatal day for both of us. 00:08:03
3.   Play with flash player Episode 23: Chapter 10 00:09:47
4.   Play with flash player The noble lord came to dinner… 00:10:51
5.   Play with flash player We had a good English dinner… 00:07:45
6.   Play with flash player When we left the table we went into… 00:09:12
7.   Play with flash player Constantini had been arrested the day before… 00:05:25


Disc 9

  The Story of My Life, Vol. 3 (Unabridged)
1.   Play with flash player Chapter 11 00:09:03
2.   Play with flash player I am delighted to see you again,'… 00:08:41
3.   Play with flash player I congratulated myself on being on the verge… 00:09:16
4.   Play with flash player Sixteen months ago I saw M. Morosini…' 00:11:04
5.   Play with flash player Chapter 12 00:09:05
6.   Play with flash player After this description Goudar sat down… 00:08:55
7.   Play with flash player Goudar was astonished when he heard… 00:08:52


Disc 10

  The Story of My Life, Vol. 3 (Unabridged)
1.   Play with flash player Chapter 13 00:09:06
2.   Play with flash player At eight o'clock the two carriages were ready… 00:09:54
3.   Play with flash player I was idiot enough to express my repentance… 00:11:07
4.   Play with flash player When Edgar heard that I had no particular … 00:10:04
5.   Play with flash player Although Edgar was a profligate, he was… 00:10:35
6.   Play with flash player As I had not committed any crime… 00:08:46
7.   Play with flash player Episode 24: Chapter 14 00:07:43
8.   Play with flash player One day, as I was going into St. James's Park… 00:05:35


Disc 11

  The Story of My Life, Vol. 3 (Unabridged)
1.   Play with flash player I led a tranquil and orderly life… 00:10:06
2.   Play with flash player When we got to the door of their house… 00:09:16
3.   Play with flash player M - - - - F - - - - came back and told his wife… 00:10:38
4.   Play with flash player There was a sale of valuable articles… 00:08:50
5.   Play with flash player Chapter 15 00:10:00
6.   Play with flash player The next day, feeling anxious to hear… 00:11:13
7.   Play with flash player About the same time a London banker… 00:10:35


Disc 12

  The Story of My Life, Vol. 3 (Unabridged)
1.   Play with flash player Gabrielle got on horseback as if she had… 00:05:51
2.   Play with flash player Chapter 16 00:09:48
3.   Play with flash player When we came home I lay down on my bed… 00:08:27
4.   Play with flash player The next morning I received a letter… 00:09:15
5.   Play with flash player When I got to Dunkirk, the day after… 00:09:28
6.   Play with flash player Chapter 17 00:10:38
7.   Play with flash player When we got to the end of the stage… 00:10:28
8.   Play with flash player He could not have treated me worse… 00:08:25


Disc 13

  The Story of My Life, Vol. 3 (Unabridged)
1.   Play with flash player I put up at the 'Hotel de Paris,'… 00:09:08
2.   Play with flash player He read me a letter from Calsabigi…' 00:08:08
3.   Play with flash player Chapter 18 00:09:32
4.   Play with flash player Three or four days after the marshal… 00:10:04
5.   Play with flash player The next day, when I went to dine with… 00:09:51
6.   Play with flash player I made up my mind to go to Russia… 00:10:13
7.   Play with flash player Half an hour later a chamberlain came… 00:09:54


Disc 14

  The Story of My Life, Vol. 3 (Unabridged)
1.   Play with flash player Episode 25: Chapter 19 00:10:45
2.   Play with flash player The day after her arrival great alarm… 00:09:44
3.   Play with flash player I was only stopped once, and that was… 00:10:24
4.   Play with flash player At last I was tired and left the ball… 00:08:42
5.   Play with flash player Da Loglio had given me a letter for the Princess… 00:11:15
6.   Play with flash player Chapter 20 00:10:30
7.   Play with flash player I woke after a few hours to find her sleeping… 00:11:15


Disc 15

  The Story of My Life, Vol. 3 (Unabridged)
1.   Play with flash player We reached Moscow in the time the horse - hirer… 00:07:43
2.   Play with flash player In the course of a week I saw all the sights… 00:08:39
3.   Play with flash player Voltaire had just sent the empress his… 00:07:36
4.   Play with flash player Chapter 21 00:10:16
5.   Play with flash player I read in one of our modern journals… 00:07:51
6.   Play with flash player I left Russia with the actress Valville… 00:07:47
7.   Play with flash player Rinaldi, the architect, a man of seventy… 00:09:10
8.   Play with flash player The day after my arrival I hired a man… 00:09:22


Disc 16

  The Story of My Life, Vol. 3 (Unabridged)
1.   Play with flash player My purse was too lean to allow of my… 00:06:06
2.   Play with flash player The carnival was a brilliant one. 00:07:47
3.   Play with flash player Chapter 22 00:08:40
4.   Play with flash player As soon as the palatin saw me… 00:09:22
5.   Play with flash player We kissed each other, and I ordered… 00:09:53
6.   Play with flash player The ball had pierced my hand… 00:08:06
7.   Play with flash player In a couple of hours everyone whom… 00:10:47
8.   Play with flash player I heard afterwards that on the day of the duel… 00:09:58


Disc 17

  The Story of My Life, Vol. 3 (Unabridged)
1.   Play with flash player After taking leave of this brave patriot… 00:08:47
2.   Play with flash player The next day Count Moszczinski brought… 00:09:16
3.   Play with flash player Chapter 23 00:10:59
4.   Play with flash player I said no more lest I should awaken suspicion… 00:11:56
5.   Play with flash player Two days later, as I was buying a pair of lace… 00:11:51
6.   Play with flash player While she was dressing I ordered a carriage… 00:09:02
7.   Play with flash player Spanish Passions: Episode 26 00:09:37


Disc 18

  The Story of My Life, Vol. 3 (Unabridged)
1.   Play with flash player I copied out the document, and gave it him… 00:10:33
2.   Play with flash player Two or three days before the end… 00:09:28
3.   Play with flash player Your highness told me at Riga that you…' 00:11:05
4.   Play with flash player Next came Vestri, whom I did not know… 00:09:02
5.   Play with flash player With a view to pleasing the actress… 00:09:59
6.   Play with flash player Chapter 2 00:09:23
7.   Play with flash player I gave him the twenty Louis, and placed… 00:11:34


Disc 19

  The Story of My Life, Vol. 3 (Unabridged)
1.   Play with flash player I spent the rest of the day in writing letters… 00:10:59
2.   Play with flash player When dinner was over I took Croce apart… 00:10:54
3.   Play with flash player Paris struck me quite as a new place. 00:11:55
4.   Play with flash player Chapter 3 00:10:05
5.   Play with flash player About midnight, the father came in jovially… 00:08:04
6.   Play with flash player At the gate of a town not far from Madrid… 00:10:12
7.   Play with flash player I wanted a servant who could speak French… 00:09:44


Disc 20

  The Story of My Life, Vol. 3 (Unabridged)
1.   Play with flash player I had called two or three times on the painter… 00:08:00
2.   Play with flash player What I liked best about the spectacle… 00:07:12
3.   Play with flash player Chapter 4 00:10:09
4.   Play with flash player Donna Ignazia thanked me for honouring… 00:09:55
5.   Play with flash player The younger of the two cousins was ugly… 00:09:54
6.   Play with flash player The next day I dined with Mengs… 00:09:50
7.   Play with flash player At five o'clock Manucci appeared… 00:06:18
8.   Play with flash player An hour after his departure I saw Donna Ignazia… 00:06:32


Disc 21

  The Story of My Life, Vol. 3 (Unabridged)
1.   Play with flash player I spent a second night worse than the first… 00:09:06
2.   Play with flash player Chapter 5 00:09:57
3.   Play with flash player In the documents which Don Pablo Olavides… 00:08:54
4.   Play with flash player When I returned to the ambassador’s house… 00:09:42
5.   Play with flash player When Mengs was beaten in an argument… 00:08:55
6.   Play with flash player I often saw the king's gentleman… 00:10:39
7.   Play with flash player I was a good deal occupied with the question… 00:08:09


Disc 22

  The Story of My Life, Vol. 3 (Unabridged)
1.   Play with flash player Chapter 6 00:09:59
2.   Play with flash player Here my barber came in, and she left me. 00:09:34
3.   Play with flash player We had some ices, and my two companions… 00:09:27
4.   Play with flash player We went to see the splendid but barbarous… 00:10:38
5.   Play with flash player I waited a quarter of an hour, then they came… 00:08:14
6.   Play with flash player Episode 27: Chapter 7 00:08:09
7.   Play with flash player I admired his generosity and agreed to… 00:07:25
8.   Play with flash player I could scarcely believe in such an extremity… 00:08:23


Disc 23

  The Story of My Life, Vol. 3 (Unabridged)
1.   Play with flash player The Church of Nuestra Señora del Pilar… 00:10:01
2.   Play with flash player As soon as Don Diego had gone, we began… 00:10:03
3.   Play with flash player In the interval before supper Nina entertained… 00:09:40
4.   Play with flash player Chapter 8 00:10:07
5.   Play with flash player On the 14th of November I went to see her… 00:09:50
6.   Play with flash player On the fourth day the officer of the guard… 00:11:51
7.   Play with flash player Accompanied by the officer and a servant… 00:09:03


Disc 24

  The Story of My Life, Vol. 3 (Unabridged)
1.   Play with flash player When I made up my mind at the end of August… 00:08:01
2.   Play with flash player My new friend introduced me to the professor… 00:07:33
3.   Play with flash player Chapter 9 00:06:36
4.   Play with flash player I told, in the most decent manner possible… 00:05:55
5.   Play with flash player On the tenth day, the disease having abated… 00:10:06
6.   Play with flash player Chapter 10 00:09:14
7.   Play with flash player The woman went out, leaving me… 00:07:42
8.   Play with flash player Nina thought to see you in the pit of the…' 00:07:58
9.   Play with flash player The next day, as I had expected, I received a letter… 00:09:08


Disc 25

  The Story of My Life, Vol. 3 (Unabridged)
1.   Play with flash player Chapter 11 00:10:14
2.   Play with flash player Under the circumstances I think my behaviour… 00:09:33
3.   Play with flash player In due course the husband did apply to the… 00:10:38
4.   Play with flash player Next day I delivered my letters to M. Rivarola… 00:09:34
5.   Play with flash player I had had an agreeable conversation... 00:08:13
6.   Play with flash player Chapter 12 00:08:17
7.   Play with flash player The landlord brought me the bill, and I saw… 00:07:40
8.   Play with flash player I sat down on my bed, and turned the scene… 00:07:11


Disc 26

  The Story of My Life, Vol. 3 (Unabridged)
1.   Play with flash player We were walking along engaged in agreeable… 00:08:55
2.   Play with flash player I will prove my assertions this evening… 00:07:18
3.   Play with flash player At last she fell asleep, and I remained beside her… 00:08:39
4.   Play with flash player I summoned the vetturino, and told him… 00:09:32
5.   Play with flash player Episode 28: Chapter 13 00:08:51
6.   Play with flash player The chief constable asked me to give him… 00:09:14
7.   Play with flash player The table was laid for thirty, but before dinner… 00:09:34
8.   Play with flash player Just as I was leaving the house, the fair Sara… 00:09:24


Disc 27

  The Story of My Life, Vol. 3 (Unabridged)
1.   Play with flash player Although I am not a prejudiced man… 00:06:40
2.   Play with flash player I went to see the wretched man’s body… 00:05:38
3.   Play with flash player Chapter 14 00:09:51
4.   Play with flash player As I went away I asked an official why… 00:09:38
5.   Play with flash player Two or three days after I gave a dinner… 00:10:31
6.   Play with flash player Morosini, a young man of nineteen… 00:09:02
7.   Play with flash player I found Leonilda had developed into a… 00:10:33
8.   Play with flash player The marchioness tried to calm my transports… 00:10:41


Disc 28

  The Story of My Life, Vol. 3 (Unabridged)
1.   Play with flash player On the occasion of my third supper… 00:09:30
2.   Play with flash player Chapter 15 00:09:31
3.   Play with flash player This poisoning was the last sign the Jesuits… 00:10:17
4.   Play with flash player I took the utmost delight in these scandalous… 00:09:47
5.   Play with flash player He talked so much about her that I became… 00:10:24
6.   Play with flash player A few days later Manucci set out for Naples… 00:11:05


Disc 29

  The Story of My Life, Vol. 3 (Unabridged)
1.   Play with flash player Chapter 16 00:09:41
2.   Play with flash player I made them a present of some silk stockings… 00:09:55
3.   Play with flash player I had no need to excuse Armelline… 00:10:41
4.   Play with flash player Every day the Princess Santa Croce told me… 00:09:53
5.   Play with flash player As we were leaving Armelline said she… 00:11:40
6.   Play with flash player Chapter 17 00:08:52
7.   Play with flash player We began by sitting down in front… 00:11:34


Disc 30

  The Story of My Life, Vol. 3 (Unabridged)
1.   Play with flash player The comparison is a sophism. 00:09:24
2.   Play with flash player When I was alone with the two friends… 00:08:14
3.   Play with flash player As Armelline got into the carriage… 00:09:07
4.   Play with flash player I addressed myself to Armelline, and observed… 00:08:10
5.   Play with flash player Episode 29: Chapter 18 00:09:26
6.   Play with flash player I asked the landlord why he did not go bail… 00:08:40
7.   Play with flash player I had seen Premislas when he was a child… 00:09:29
8.   Play with flash player The next morning the little gaming party… 00:09:58


Disc 31

  The Story of My Life, Vol. 3 (Unabridged)
1.   Play with flash player At Florence ignorance is the rule and learning… 00:06:16
2.   Play with flash player The squinting priest, whose name was Zacchierdi… 00:08:19
3.   Play with flash player Chapter 19 00:08:33
4.   Play with flash player A week after this scandal Don Martino… 00:08:38
5.   Play with flash player We had been friends for three weeks when… 00:07:47
6.   Play with flash player Twenty - seven months later I met Bolini… 00:08:46
7.   Play with flash player Chapter 20 00:07:05
8.   Play with flash player I got down at the Jew's house, wondering… 00:06:42
9.   Play with flash player The next day I gave out my linen to the maid… 00:07:53


Disc 32

  The Story of My Life, Vol. 3 (Unabridged)
1.   Play with flash player We dined very pleasantly together. 00:08:52
2.   Play with flash player On my way upstairs I saw a light shining… 00:09:01
3.   Play with flash player It was past three o’clock in the morning… 00:09:31
4.   Play with flash player In spite of my resolves, Leah renewed the attack… 00:08:53
5.   Play with flash player Chapter 21 00:09:24
6.   Play with flash player Marco Monti, such was the consul's name… 00:08:14
7.   Play with flash player After the procurator had gone I began to… 00:09:18
8.   Play with flash player The most obstinate of them told me… 00:08:09


Disc 33

  The Story of My Life, Vol. 3 (Unabridged)
1.   Play with flash player This new present, and the monthly payment… 00:05:51
2.   Play with flash player Leuzica had been listening to our conversation… 00:06:17
3.   Play with flash player Chapter 22 00:09:36
4.   Play with flash player I dined by myself, made calls in the afternoon… 00:08:59
5.   Play with flash player In the morning nobody came to attend on me… 00:10:33
6.   Play with flash player Before long the whole village had heard… 00:10:27
7.   Play with flash player A few minutes before we sat down to dinner… 00:11:14
8.   Play with flash player [Thus abruptly end the Memoirs…] 00:09:02

Total Playing Time: 38:29:50






Author(s):
Casanova, Giacomo

Reader(s):
Wickham, Peter

Label: Naxos AudioBooks

Genre: Non-Fiction

Period: Classical

Catalogue No: NA0328

Barcode: 9781781981726

Release Date: 11/2018

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