The Emigrants: Ambros Adelwarth (Dramatised)

  • by W. G. Sebald, Edward Kemp (adaptation)
  • Narrated by John Wood, Henry Bron, Eleanor Bron
  • 1 hrs and 29 mins
  • original_recording Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

Inspired by an old photograph album to investigate the life of a lost relative, a man finds himself on a journey that traverses the 20th century, leading him from an American asylum to the shores of the Dead Sea. Adapted by Edward Kemp from W G Sebald's acclaimed novel about the experiences of Jewish emigrants.
Starring John Wood, Henry Goodman, Eleanor Bron, Ed Bishop, Margaret Robertson, Andrew Sachs, Cosmo Solomon, Thomas Arnold, Jasmine Hyde and Maximilian Graber. Music by Gary Yershon. Directed by Edward Kemp.

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1 chapter only 😣

Bit disappointed that you can only listen to one chapter! Other than that, it's great!
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- Kerry

A few extras, but still only one chapter...

Would you listen to The Emigrants: Ambros Adelwarth (Dramatised) again? Why?

A great interpretation - takes the original text of one chapter of W.G. Sebald's fabulous piece, and embellishes it minimally, to bring it to life. Made a challenging chapter far more accessible - and opened up the rest of the book for me, too. A shame there's only one chapter available, though...


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Book Details

  • Release Date: 01-02-2013
  • Publisher: BBC Worldwide Limited