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Audiobooks by émile Zola

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  1. Too Much and Never Enough: How My Family Created the World's Most Dangerous Man Audiobook Too Much and Never Enough: How My Family Created the World's Most Dangerous Man
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  2. The Sin Eater Audiobook The Sin Eater
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  3. Stamped: Racism, Antiracism, and You: A Remix of the National Book Award-winning Stamped from the Be Audiobook Stamped: Racism, Antiracism, and You: A Remix of the National Book Award-winning Stamped from the Be
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  4. Near Dark: A Thriller Audiobook Near Dark: A Thriller
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  5. Coming Home to Island House Audiobook Coming Home to Island House
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  6. Outsider: A Novel of Suspense Audiobook Outsider: A Novel of Suspense
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  7. What You Wish For: A Novel Audiobook What You Wish For: A Novel
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  8. The Alchemist Audiobook The Alchemist
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  9. Relationship Goals: How to Win at Dating, Marriage, and Sex Audiobook Relationship Goals: How to Win at Dating, Marriage, and Sex
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  10. Tempt Me Audiobook Tempt Me
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Germinal: Penguin Classics Audiobook

Germinal: Penguin Classics

Author: émile Zola Narrator: Josh Dylan Release Date: April 2020

Brought to you by Penguin. Considered by André Gide to be one of the ten greatest novels in the French language, Germinal is a brutal depiction of the poverty and wretchedness of a mining community in northern France under the second empire. At the centre of the novel is Etienne Lantier, a handsome 21 year-old mechanic, intelligent but with little education and a dangerous predisposition to murderous, alcoholic rage. Germinal tells the parallel story of Etienne's refusal to accept what he appears destined to become, and of the miners' difficult decision to strike in order to fight for a better standard of life. (c) 1885, Émile Zola (P) 2019 Penguin Audio

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The Masterpiece Audiobook

The Masterpiece

Author: émile Zola Narrator: Leighton Pugh Release Date: February 2020

Perhaps the most autobiographical of Zola’s Rougon-Macquart cycle of novels, The Masterpiece is a hard, bleak and raw portrait of unrecognised artistic genius. Claude Lantier, brother to Nana and son of Gervaise, is a struggling painter who dreams of conquering Paris’s art scene with his revolutionary ‘open air’ style of painting. Discouraged and mocked, Claude retreats to the countryside with a young woman from Clermont, with whom he has fallen in love, before returning to Paris, where he continues to experience rejection at every turn. Zola’s depiction of a frustrated artist is said to have drawn heavily on the real-life experiences of Édouard Manet and Paul Cézanne, the latter of whom broke off his friendship with the author upon reading the novel.

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L'Assommoir Audiobook

L'Assommoir

Author: émile Zola Narrator: Leighton Pugh Release Date: March 2019

Brutal, gripping and heart wrenching, L'Assommoir (also known as The Drinking Den) chronicles the tragic downward spiral of Gervaise Macquart, a good-natured and hardworking laundress who slides into alcoholism and despair. After her lover abandons her and their two children, Gervaise marries a tin worker, Coupeau, who helps her rebuild her life. She starts her own business and the two have a daughter, Anna (the protagonist of Zola's later novel, Nana). But their happiness is short-lived as a freak accident leaves Coupeau seriously injured, beginning the family's fall into alcohol, desperation and violence. Disturbingly realistic, L'Assommoir is a vivid portrayal of life in late 19th-century Paris. **Contact Customer Service for Additional Content**

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Nana Audiobook

Nana

Author: émile Zola Narrator: Leighton Pugh Release Date: May 2018

Nana Coupeau is a beautiful woman, able to attract men of enormous wealth with the crook of her finger. Part-time prostitute, part-time actress, she makes her debut in a mediocre operetta The Blonde Venus at the bustling Paris World's Fair of 1867. She can't sing, act or dance, yet she is stunning. Nana soon rockets through elite Parisian society, and, blinded by desire, men crawl to her feet, yielding to her every demand. Affections are manipulated, hearts are broken; fortunes are gutted and inheritances squandered. The poverty and violence of Nana's upbringing have led her to a cold and profligate life - a metaphoric indictment of the excesses of France's Second Empire, and a striking example of Zola's Naturalism.

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Die Muscheln des Monsieur Chabre (Ungekürzte Lesung) Audiobook

Die Muscheln des Monsieur Chabre (Ungekürzte Lesung)

Author: émile Zola Narrator: Michael Rotschopf Release Date: March 2016

Monsieur Chabre und seine junge Gattin verbringen den Sommer am Meer. Da die Ehe der beiden bisher kinderlos blieb, erhält Monsieur Chabre den ärztlichen Rat, eine strenge Muscheldiät zu halten. Doch Madame Chabre verfolgt ganz andere Pläne, um sich ihren Kinderwunsch zu erfüllen ... Eine der charmantesten Erzählungen des berühmten französischen Romanciers Emile Zola.

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Um eine Liebesnacht (Ungekürzte Lesung) Audiobook

Um eine Liebesnacht (Ungekürzte Lesung)

Author: émile Zola Narrator: Markus Hoffmann Release Date: March 2016

Das eintönige Leben des schüchternen Julien wird jäh durch den Anblick der schönen Thérèse am Fenster gegenüber aufgewühlt. In Liebe entbrannt versucht er, sie mit seinem Flötenspiel zu gewinnen. Endlich scheint Thérèse ihn zu erhören, doch der Preis, den Julien dafür zu zahlen hat, ist hoch ...

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