Listen to the audiobook Everything Is Illuminated, narrated by the talented Robert Petkoff. With a rating of 2.7 out of 5, this 11 hour and 46 minute journey will take you on a verbal adventure like no other. Immerse yourself in a story that combines the cunning of A Clockwork Orange, the harrowing nature of The Painted Bird, and the exuberance of Candide. Prepare to be altered, chastened, and seared in the fire of something new.
Our protagonist, also named Jonathan Safran Foer, embarks on a quest to find the woman who may have saved his grandfather from the clutches of the Nazis. Armed only with a yellowing photograph, he sets off on a journey accompanied by an old man haunted by memories of war, a love-struck dog named Sammy Davis, Junior, Junior, and the unforgettable Alex, a Ukrainian translator who butchers the English language in a sublimely unique way. Together, they navigate a devastated landscape and uncover an unexpected past.
As the adventure unfolds, Jonathan weaves a magical fable, imagining the history of his grandfather's village and unearthing startling symmetries that connect generations across time. With each step back in time, the fantastical history pushes forward until reality and fiction collide in a scene of extraordinary power that will leave you breathless.
Jonathan Safran Foer's inventive and intelligent storytelling takes readers on a rambunctious tour de force that touches the heart of human experience and explores the transcendent beauty of human connections. In the hands of Robert Petkoff, an Audie and Earphones award winner, this audiobook truly comes to life. Petkoff's talent has been showcased in Woody Allen's Irrational Man, Madam Secretary, The Good Wife, and many more. With his Broadway credits including All the Way with Bryan Cranston and Fiddler on the Roof, Petkoff's narration is sure to captivate and transport you to the world of Everything Is Illuminated.
So, sit back, relax, and let the words of Foer and the voice of Petkoff guide you on a captivating and unforgettable journey.