Listen to the gripping tale of Robert Hendricks, an English doctor who has endured the triumphs and tragedies of the twentieth century, as he faces the events that shaped his life. Set on a picturesque island off the coast of France, Hendricks is reluctantly compelled to confront his past by his enigmatic host, Alexander Pereira, who appears to possess a deeper knowledge of Hendricks' own experiences.
Prepare to be transported through time and space as we traverse the war-torn landscapes of Italy in 1944, where Hendricks finds love amidst the chaos and uncertainty. Follow his journey through the tumultuous era of idealistic work in the 1960s, and let yourself be etched with the indelible images of the trenches of the Western Front.
Sebastian Faulks, a master of storytelling, skillfully weaves together the recurring themes that have defined his literary work, creating a mesmerizing tapestry that sheds a somber light on the enigmatic century we have bid farewell to but may never fully comprehend. With audacious ambition and haunting poignancy, this audiobook is Faulks' most exceptional masterpiece to date.
Immerse yourself in the prose of Faulks and embark on a soul-stirring journey that will captivate your heart and leave an indelible impression on your mind. Get ready to lose yourself in the world of Robert Hendricks, brought to life through the mesmerizing narration talents of David Sibley. With a runtime of 10 hours and 41 minutes, this audiobook will transport you to another realm and leave you yearning for more. With an audiobook rating of 2.5 out of 5, buckle up for a unique and captivating adventure you won't soon forget.