Youth, a Narrative

Read by Chris Hughes

(4.8 stars; 45 reviews)

An autobiographical short story written in 1898 and included as the first story in the 1902 volume Youth, a Narrative, and Two Other Stories. This volume also includes Heart of Darkness and The End of the Tether, which are concerned with maturity and old age, respectively. "Youth" is narrated by Charles Marlow who is also the narrator of Heart of Darkness, Lord Jim and Chance. Youth depicts his first journey to the East." (summary from Wikipedia) (1 hr 16 min)


Part 1 23:09 Read by Chris Hughes
Part 2 25:19 Read by Chris Hughes
Part 3 28:06 Read by Chris Hughes


Outstanding & Vivid!

(5 stars)

I Love Conrad, I see myself at sea or on river with each of his stories. The reader is excellent, hope he will take on more projects.

(5 stars)

Great tale, and the narrator could not have been any better. This is as good as an audio book gets.

Great Book

(4.5 stars)

Great book, great writing, great reader. I only wish that it went on and on.


(5 stars)

Another gem by the master! Ah youth!!

youth just knows the present

(4 stars)

interesting narrative