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The Age of Innocence (version 2)

Gelesen von Elizabeth Klett

(4,659 Sterne; 271 Bewertungen)

Edith Wharton became the first woman to win the Pulitzer Prize for fiction with this 1920 novel about Old New York society. Newland Archer is wealthy, well-bred, and engaged to the beautiful May Welland. But he finds himself drawn to May's cousin Ellen Olenska, who has been living in Europe and who has returned following a scandalous separation from her husband. (Introduction by Elizabeth Klett)

Proof listened by Stav Nisser & Betty M. (9 hr 57 min)

Chapters

01 - Book 1, Chapter 01

14:04

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02 - Book 1, Chapter 02

11:43

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03 - Book 1, Chapter 03

13:21

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04 - Book 1, Chapter 04

10:41

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05 - Book 1, Chapter 05

17:43

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06 - Book 1, Chapter 06

15:08

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07 - Book 1, Chapter 07

12:24

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08 - Book 1, Chapter 08

14:47

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09 - Book 1, Chapter 09

23:08

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10 - Book 1, Chapter 10

18:18

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11 - Book 1, Chapter 11

15:47

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12 - Book 1, Chapter 12

22:21

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13 - Book 1, Chapter 13

12:35

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14 - Book 1, Chapter 14

13:08

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15 - Book 1, Chapter 15

19:59

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16 - Book 1, Chapter 16

18:05

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17 - Book 1, Chapter 17

18:32

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18 - Book 1, Chapter 18

22:08

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19 - Book 2, Chapter 19

20:15

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20 - Book 2, Chapter 20

22:23

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21 - Book 2, Chapter 21

24:39

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22 - Book 2, Chapter 22

16:51

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23 - Book 2, Chapter 23

18:42

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24 - Book 2, Chapter 24

10:43

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25 - Book 2, Chapter 25

16:36

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26 - Book 2, Chapter 26

20:03

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27 - Book 2, Chapter 27

12:40

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28 - Book 2, Chapter 28

11:57

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29 - Book 2, Chapter 29

13:22

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30 - Book 2, Chapter 30

17:13

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31 - Book 2, Chapter 31

21:23

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32 - Book 2, Chapter 32

16:55

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33 - Book 2, Chapter 33

28:10

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34 - Book 2, Chapter 34

31:32

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Bewertungen

(5 Sterne)

Elizabeth Klett is my favorite reader on Librivox! She is amazing.

excellent reader but a soso book

(3 Sterne)

the reader is excellent. as always! very easy to listen to. this book however, is only okay. it has the makings of a great romance novel, and at every turn or point where i think things will fall into place, they get complicated or messed up. and while some may find the ending sweet or romantic, i find it stupid and unsatisfactory. just a let down and because of that, the book has almost no substance or determined plot. it just keeps running in the same circles.

Loved the book. Loved the reading of it.

(5 Sterne)

I didn't expect to enjoy this book, however it was such a pleasant surprise. The values and etiquette of old New York society were interesting, as were the common themes of duty and responsibility above passion. Elizabeth's reading is superb and I feel as if I lost a friend when the book ended. I will now need to find other books Elizabeth has read! Thank you.

(5 Sterne)

This book by Edith Wharton and read By Elizabeth Klett is a masterpiece of “Old New York” society. The innumerable rules—and the punishments for ignoring them—are adeptly presented by the author and reader. I highly recommend this book to any person who values true literary art. I now understand why Henry James and H. L. Mencken, two critics who agreed on little else, both esteemed Edith Wharton! The reader, Elizabeth Klett, is truly excellent!

Excellent book and reading

(5 Sterne)

I love listening to Elizabeth Klett, she is one of the best readers on Librivox! Plus, the story is written with wit and a good dose of critical analysis of the mindset of high society in those days, that make it an absolute delight, even though nothing much happens.

(5 Sterne)

This is a fine novel about the traditions and habits of "old" New York society, where duty and decorum were prized above all else. Perceptions and manners prevailed, while love and happiness were sacrificed to keep up appearances and not upset the tried and true traditions of generations.

Edith Wharton read by Elizabeth Klett...

(5 Sterne)

...fantastic! It doesn’t get much better than Ms Klett's narration of The Age of Innocence. The novel is a cool glimpse into New York "grand" society and is riveting. Many thanks to the narrator and to LibriVox for making it possible.

fantastic narration, beautiful book.

(5 Sterne)

this was a reread for me. I love how timeless and yet how transfixed in an era this story is. And the narrator is so good I just downloaded four more books because she was the voice on all of them.