New This Month
Gunnar Cauthery takes listeners through the cold and merciless streets of 19th-century Oslo in Hunger, Knut Hamsun’s unforgettable story about a struggling young writer. The novel won the author the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1920 and is here presented in the 1996 translation by Sverre Lyngstad, which is considered to be the definitive version in English. Gareth Armstrong reads Henry James’s The Tragic Muse, a unique and honest look at the sacrifices and solitude of an artist, and David Rintoul brings us Sir Walter Scott’s action-packed medieval adventure Ivanhoe, a story of tournaments, sieges and courtly love.
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