The Marne: a tale of the war


Read by Elizabeth Klett

(4.7 stars; 17 reviews)

American writer Edith Wharton is known for her novels of manners set in old New York; yet much of her adult life was spent in France. She lived in Paris throughout World War I and was heavily involved in refugee work. Her 1918 novella The Marne dramatizes the events of the war as seen through the eyes of 15-year-old Troy Belknap, an American boy who longs to join up and save his beloved France. (Summary by Elizabeth Klett) (1 hr 56 min)

Chapters

Chapter 01 6:38 Read by Elizabeth Klett
Chapter 02 13:03 Read by Elizabeth Klett
Chapter 03 8:36 Read by Elizabeth Klett
Chapter 04 8:55 Read by Elizabeth Klett
Chapter 05 9:03 Read by Elizabeth Klett
Chapter 06 5:51 Read by Elizabeth Klett
Chapter 07 13:40 Read by Elizabeth Klett
Chapter 08 11:01 Read by Elizabeth Klett
Chapter 09 14:24 Read by Elizabeth Klett
Chapter 10 10:59 Read by Elizabeth Klett
Chapter 11 9:01 Read by Elizabeth Klett
Chapter 12 5:30 Read by Elizabeth Klett

Reviews

Good Story

(5 stars)

The is a really good story centered around a Americans lad in France , and timely with the 100 year anniversary of WW I , I enjoyed, it was very well read. Thank you for such a good reading of the story

(4 stars)

A charming tale, despite it's bleak backdrop of war! Edith Wharton is always a sure bet for a good yarn.

(5 stars)

Fabulous story as always from Ms. Wharton, and great ending! Very well read!