Heart of Darkness: A Signature Performance by Kenneth Branagh

  • von Joseph Conrad
  • Sprecher: Kenneth Branagh
  • 3 Std. 51 Min.
  • ungekürztes Hörbuch

Beschreibung

Prose that demands to be read aloud requires a special kind of narrator. For the Audible Signature Classics edition of Joseph Conrad’s atmospheric masterpiece, Heart of Darkness, we called upon four-time Academy Award nominee Kenneth Branagh.
Branagh’s performance is riveting because he reads as though he’s telling a ghost story by a campfire, capturing the story’s sense of claustrophobia, while hinting at the storyteller Marlow’s own creeping madness. Heart of Darkness follows Captain Marlow into the colonial Congo where he searches for a mysterious ivory trader, Kurtz, and discovers an evil that will haunt him forever.
With this landmark work, Conrad is credited with bringing the novel into the twentieth century; we think Branagh brings it into the twenty-first.
Stay tuned for more one-of-a-kind performances from actors David Hyde Pierce, Leelee Sobieski, Tim Curry, and more, only from Audible Signature Classics.

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"Acclaimed Irish actor/director Kenneth Branagh impersonates Marlow in this recording. Admirably, while fully playing the drama, he never goes overboard. He plays the tale for the great yarn that it is." (AudioFile)

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Kenneth Branagh delivers a wonderful narration of this great novel, creating the right atmosphere and bringing the characters to life.
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- Martin Bäcker

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  • Erscheinungsdatum: 23.11.2010
  • Verlag: Audible Studios