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A Poor Wise Man

Gelesen von Celine Major

(4,367 Sterne; 49 Bewertungen)

Mary Roberts Rinehart offers a superb blend of romance and suspense amidst political tensions in this story set in early 20th Century America. The characters are compelling and representative of the various socioeconomic classes. The reader follows the complicated relationship of Lily Cardew (just returned from working with the Red Cross during the war) who finds herself unable to go back to the empty social life of the rich and William Wallace Cameron, an honest, fearless and patriotic pharmacy clerk during the turbulent times of an industrial town. - Summary by Celine Major (12 hr 29 min)

Chapters

Chapter 1

25:00

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Chapters 2-3

26:42

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Chapters 4-5

29:50

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Chapters 6-7

30:13

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Chapters 8-9

40:33

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Chapters 10-11

34:46

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Chapters 12-13

44:40

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Chapters 14-15

41:22

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Chapters 16-17

40:47

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Chapters 18-19

40:53

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Chapters 20-21

52:00

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Chapters 22-23

37:48

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Chapters 24-26

32:09

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Chapters 27-29

41:13

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Chapters 30-34

37:20

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Chapters 35-37

38:34

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Chapters 38-39

46:18

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Chapters 40-43

35:38

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Chapters 44-48

40:48

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Chapters 49-52

32:34

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Bewertungen

Excellent story!

(4 Sterne)

If you’ve read other MRR books, you might be wondering if this story is just as good as her other ones. To that, I would say it is perfectly delightful and satisfying. The narrator does take some getting used to, as others have mentioned, but I wouldn’t let that stop you from trying this audiobook. Definitely give this one a try!

A Poor Wise Man

(5 Sterne)

Great look into post WWI era including America and plots attempting a coo to over throw the wealthy and

well that ends well finally

(4 Sterne)

excellent story. Many many characters. a unique look at the red movement in America after World War I.

Great!

(4 Sterne)

Another great by M.R.R.! I can't get enough of this author and am sad that this is the last of her books available on here for me to listen to. It was a bit tough to listen to this reader at first as she sounds mechanical, robotic but I grew to like her voice and appreciate her flawless reading. A good listen.