The Ambassadors

  • by Henry James
  • Narrated by Walter Zimmerman
  • 17 hrs and 57 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

When Chadwick Newsome lingers too long in Paris, his mother, a wealthy New England widow, sends her fiancé, Lambert Strether, to fetch him home. Newsome refuses, extending his stay while Strether finds himself lured by the intrigue of Parisian life.
Published in 1903, The Ambassadors is regarded as a masterpiece of American fiction for its exceptional structure, its moral significance, and its depiction of the contrasting New and Old World cultures. Henry James considered this his finest novel.

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Speak and Spell

After 45 minutes, I could take it no longer. The narration of this book is AWFUL! It soulds like a speak and spell toy. There is no infection in this mans voice whatsoever. Don't waste your money on this version.
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- Claire

Book Details

  • Release Date: 05-10-1999
  • Publisher: Books on Tape