Death in Venice


Read by Lee Smalley

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Thomas Mann, author of Death in Venice (German: Der Tod in Venedig) was a winner of the Nobel Prize for literature. The main character in this novella is Gustav von Aschenbach, a famous author in his early 50s who was widowed at an early age. In poor health, he visits Venice and becomes increasingly obsessed by the sight of a stunningly beautiful lad of 14. This book has been acclaimed a masterpiece and in 1971 was adapted as a film starring Dirk Bogarde. (Summary by Lee Smalley) (3 hr 16 min)

Chapters

Chapter I 14:39 Read by Lee Smalley
Chapter II 18:41 Read by Lee Smalley
Chapter III, Part 1 23:38 Read by Lee Smalley
Chapter III, Part 2 23:33 Read by Lee Smalley
Chapter III, Part 3 21:27 Read by Lee Smalley
Chapter IV, Part 1 17:08 Read by Lee Smalley
Chapter IV, Part 2 14:20 Read by Lee Smalley
Chapter V, Part 1 21:43 Read by Lee Smalley
Chapter V, Part 2 22:06 Read by Lee Smalley
Chapter V, Part 3 18:48 Read by Lee Smalley