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  • Wild Child

  • And Other Stories
  • Von: T. C. Boyle
  • Gesprochen von: T. C. Boyle
  • Spieldauer: 10 Std. und 22 Min.
  • 4,5 out of 5 stars (13 Bewertungen)

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    In the title story of this rich new collection, T.C. Boyle has created so vivid and original a retelling of the story of Victor, the feral boy who was captured running naked through the forests of Napoleonic France, that it becomes not just new, but definitive: yes, this is how it must have been. The tale is by turns magical and moving, a powerful investigation of what it means to be human. There is perhaps no one better than T. C. Boyle at engaging, shocking, and ultimately gratifying his readers while at the same time testing his characters' emotional and physical endurance.

    The 14 stories gathered here display both Boyle's astonishing range and his imaginative muscle. Nature is the dominant player in many of these stories, whether in the form of the catastrophic mudslide that allows a cynic to reclaim his own humanity ("La Conchita") or the wind-driven fires that howl through a high California canyon ("Ash Monday"). Other tales range from the drama of a man who spins Homeric lies in order to stop going to work, to that of a young woman who must babysit for a $250,000 cloned Afghan and the sad comedy of a child born to Mexican street vendors who is unable to feel pain. Brilliant, incisive, and always entertaining, Boyle's short stories showcase the mischievous humor and socially conscious sensibility that have made him one of the most acclaimed writers of our time.

    ©2010 T. Coraghessan Boyle (P)2010 Blackstone Audio, Inc.

    Kritikerstimmen

    Winner of AudioFile Earphones Award, 2010

    “Superlative author T.C. Boyle is also an excellent reader of his own work. His voice is purely American West - flat-voweled, pleasantly modulated, with a hint of a baritone growl. He reads without vocal flourish, but with an intensity that captures the listener and won't let go. It's pell-mell without being rushed; urgent but not desperate; entirely articulate. And such stories... This is a mesmerizing audiobook experience.” (AudioFile)

    "One of the most inventive and verbally exuberant writers of his generation." (New York Times)

    "Boyle is a marvel at descriptive prose." (Washington Post Book World)

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