The Aspern Papers

  • by Henry James
  • Narrated by Adams Sims
  • 3 hrs and 46 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

In The Aspern Papers, a cold and ruthless literary biographer travels to Venice on the trail of personal letters belonging to the deceased American poet Jeffrey Aspern. His journey takes him to a dilapidated, rambling house belonging to an elderly woman named Juliana Bordereau and her lonely niece, Miss Tina. Just how far will he go to get what he wants? Will morality confront his personal ambition and literary curiosity?
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Great rendition of the 1888 version

A great novella (or, as James would say, a 'tale') given here in the original 1888 version. Most editions today print the later NY edition, so for text-critical geeks this audio version enables ready comparison of the two texts. Well voiced by Adam Sims.
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Book Details

  • Release Date: 23-02-2016
  • Publisher: Naxos AudioBooks