Alexander's Bridge (version 2)


Read by E. Tavano

(4.5 stars; 11 reviews)

Bartley Alexander is a construction engineer and world-renowned builder of bridges going through what's known today (but not in 1912) as a mid-life crisis. Although married to his wife Winifred, Bartley resumes his acquaintance with a former lover, Hilda Burgoyne, in London. The affair proves to gnaw at Bartley's sense of propriety and honor. (Summary by Wikipedia) (2 hr 40 min)

Chapters

Chapter 1 22:51 Read by E. Tavano
Chapter 2 12:55 Read by E. Tavano
Chapter 3 18:41 Read by E. Tavano
Chapter 4 15:45 Read by E. Tavano
Chapter 5 20:53 Read by E. Tavano
Chapter 6 10:50 Read by E. Tavano
Chapter 7 8:48 Read by E. Tavano
Chapter 8 8:19 Read by E. Tavano
Chapter 9 9:14 Read by E. Tavano
Chapter 10 and Epilogue 32:12 Read by E. Tavano

Reviews

a Story of Love and...


(5 stars)

...self reproach. A renowned Russian architect travels the world designing bridges and sees a well known actress on the side. His wife knows nothing of the affair which, although in love, the architect is filled with guilt. He eventually decides to write a letter to his wife to end their marriage. The end is one of well, you must read the story to find out! Exceptionally narrated and an interesting listen.