The Professor


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(4.1 stars; 33 reviews)

The book tells the story of a young man named William Crimsworth. It describes his maturation, his loves and his eventual career as a professor at an all-girl's school. (Summary from Wikipedia, adapted by Stav Nisser)

(10 hr 3 min)

Chapters

Preface 4:19 Read by Rachel Lintern
Chapter I - Introductory 19:22 Read by Neeru Iyer
Chapter II 13:37 Read by Neeru Iyer
Chapter III 16:26 Read by Neeru Iyer
Chapter IV 20:41 Read by Neeru Iyer
Chapter V 13:34 Read by Neeru Iyer
Chapter VI 17:24 Read by Martin Geeson
Chapter VII 33:01 Read by Philippa
Chapter VIII 17:06 Read by Philippa
Chapter IX 10:39 Read by Bereni
Chapter X 22:34 Read by Martin Geeson
Chapter XI 13:43 Read by Martin Geeson
Chapter XII 38:12 Read by Martin Geeson
Chapter XIII 13:11 Read by Neeru Iyer
Chapter XIV 13:21 Read by Neeru Iyer
Chapter XV 13:45 Read by Martin Geeson
Chapter XVI 18:50 Read by Martin Geeson
Chapter XVII 17:49 Read by Bereni
Chapter XVIII 32:18 Read by Martin Geeson
Chapter XIX - Part 1 25:16 Read by Martin Geeson
Chapter XIX - Part 2 27:26 Read by Martin Geeson
Chapter XX 23:59 Read by Martin Geeson
Chapter XXI 18:07 Read by Neeru Iyer
Chapter XXII 32:01 Read by Michelle Crandall
Chapter XXIII 36:31 Read by Martin Geeson
Chapter XXIV 32:38 Read by Martin Geeson
Chapter XXV - Part 1 27:10 Read by Martin Geeson
Chapter XXV - Part 2 30:43 Read by Martin Geeson

Reviews

Worthwhile

(4 stars)

This is sort of a coming-of-age story, mostly detailing the years 18-20 of a man's life. He narrates as he makes his way through life, fighting to maintain his integrity and gain success. It is interesting to see the different people (obstacles!) he comes into contact w/. No action, but if you like to examine interesting personalities or behaviors, or appreciate ideals and virtues, you may like this bird. One of the readers is rough to get through, but it's worth it.

(4 stars)

Martin Geeson's enunciation of both French and English was a pleasure to listen to, and I found his reading of the text thoroughly enjoyable. It is a pity he didn't read the entire text, because the other readers, I'm afraid, really butchered the reading through their poor enunciation. I cringed at some of the pronunciations I heard from those readers

Lengthy but enjoyable

(4 stars)

I'm glad I stuck with the book until I got past the first reader... Just could not understand her.

(5 stars)

Some of the narrators are very difficult to understand, but the story stands for itself. Wonderful book!