Summary

Unsatisfied with the expectations of Creole society and unhappy with her family life, Edna Pontellier begins to fall in love with the dapper Robert Lebrun. Lebrun's flirtations, along with the lifestyle of renowned musician Mademoiselle Reisz, rejuvenates Edna's sense of freedom and independence. However, an affair with the womanizer Alcee Arobin provides Edna with a taste of the danger that comes with living outside of social convention.
Trapped between the life she is expected to live and the life she longs to lead, will Edna find happiness?
Public Domain (P)2015 Dreamscape Media, LLC
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5 out of 5 stars
By Donald on 14-03-17

Good story, great reading.

Chopin is classic literature. Her messages still ring true, and this book is a fantastic addition to the canon. I read a short story of hers, "Story of an Hour," but this novel does a much more thorough job exploring those themes. It's also an easy read.

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5 out of 5 stars
By Raymond & Lori Crew on 24-03-16

Recording could be more animated.

The voice seemed a little lifeless sometimes. Nothing too bad. Overall, the book and listening was splendid.

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