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Gelesen von Simon Evers

(4,49 Sterne; 51 Bewertungen)

Gyp, the daughter of ex-Major Charles Claire Winton, at the age of 23 marries Fiorsen, a Swedish violin virtuoso. Her mother, the wife of another man, has been Winton's mistress; she had died when Gyp was born. A highly sensitive child, Gyp has grown up in isolated surroundings with a kind, but very British, father. As she gets older her father tries to introduce her into society. An attack of gout takes him to Wiesbaden for a cure and, as he never goes anywhere without her, she accompanies him. There she is mesmerised by Fiorsen and his playing. Intensely musical herself and inexperienced, she's flattered by the homage of the violinist although her father soon sees through him. She also sees he is talented but unstable, ignorant, vain, hypersensitive, with an air of romance – a typical virtuoso. Gyp realises that she may well have made a mistake in marrying Fiorsen. The book follows what happens to her thereafter. ( Simon Evers) (12 hr 20 min)

Chapters

Part 1, Chapter 1

22:51

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Part 1, Chapter 2

22:53

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Part 1, Chapter 3

25:39

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Part 1, Chapter 4

16:23

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Part 1, Chapter 5

14:42

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Part 1, Chapter 6

11:56

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Part 2, Chapter 1

9:27

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Part 2, Chapter 2

16:08

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Part 2, Chapter 3

16:14

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Part 2, Chapter 4

17:40

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Part 2, Chapter 5

16:57

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Part 2, Chapter 6

18:23

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Part 2, Chapter 7

14:06

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Part 2, Chapter 8

12:25

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Part 2, Chapter 9

8:58

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Part 2, Chapter 10

13:26

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Part 2, Chapter 11

9:30

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Part 2, Chapter 12

9:36

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Part 2, Chapter 13

11:43

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Part 2, Chapter 14

13:09

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Part 2, Chapter 15

20:10

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Part 2, Chapter 16

11:11

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Part 2, Chapter 17

10:13

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Part 2, Chapter 18

18:58

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Part 2, Chapter 19

10:47

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Part 2, Chapter 20

16:23

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Part 2, Chapter 21

25:54

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Part 3, Chapter 1

16:13

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Part 3, Chapter 2

12:01

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Part 3, Chapter 3

8:55

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Part 3, Chapter 4

4:52

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Part 3, Chapter 5

7:37

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Part 3, Chapter 6

18:55

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Part 3, Chapter 7

7:55

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Part 3, Chapter 8

12:03

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Part 3, Chapter 9

22:24

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Part 3, Chapter 10

13:01

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Part 3, Chapter 11

18:04

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Part 3, Chapter 12

11:43

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Part 3, Chapter 13

8:31

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Part 3, Chapter 14

5:23

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Part 4, Chapter 1

13:53

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Part 4, Chapter 2

19:30

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Part 4, Chapter 3

10:17

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Part 4, Chapter 4

7:25

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Part 4, Chapter 5

19:34

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Part 4, Chapter 6

5:29

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Part 4, Chapter 7

14:57

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Part 4, Chapter 8

13:49

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Part 4, Chapter 9

17:39

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Part 4, Chapter 10

8:20

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Part 4, Chapter 11

17:07

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Part 4, Chapter 12

9:21

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Bewertungen

Lovely story

(5 Sterne)

I had a tear at the end of the story! Great story, but I believe the reader Simon Evers is the one that brings it alive... One of the best readers... The only thing is I'm now running out of books he has read!... Thanks for you time!

Sad story, but a balanced ending

(5 Sterne)

i love Simon Evers reading! I found the story interesting, but the ideologies of the prmary characters a little one dimensional. The author made me think about the complexities of the man women relationship, commitment, and selflessness. I was very happy that the ending displayed the maturity and the coming to terms with life of the main female, so that even though the story on the whole was a sad one, it did not end tragically.

Very good, thanks

(4 Sterne)

I found the story a little long winded (and sad of course) but a beautiful tale nonetheless and excellent narration: Simon Evers has perhaps the best RSVP on Librivox: rhythm, speed volume and pitch.

(4 Sterne)

Excellent recording. This is a less familiar work of Galsworthy for me. Perhaps a repetition of themes in earlier work. I enjoy his work very much so I was glad to find this.

Excellent Reader, Compelling Story

(5 Sterne)

An excellent young woman of dubious parentage navigates the rough waters of love and marriage amongst the elites in early 20th Century England.

Excellent

(5 Sterne)

What an excellent book. You never want to stop listening. And of course Simon Evers does an excellent job as usual. LibriVox, I love you.

incredible reading as always

(5 Sterne)

Excellent book. Not many likable characters but a really fine look at human nature.

Superb classic

(5 Sterne)

nicely read & the story in its own way is captivating... even haunting