The Pearl

  • von John Steinbeck
  • Sprecher: Pepe Balderrama
  • 3 Std. 11 Min.
  • ungekürztes Hörbuch

Beschreibung

A classic novella about the fallacy of the American dream, THE PEARL is Steinbeck's flawless parable about wealth and the evil it can bring. When Kino, a poor Mexican pearl-diver, finds a magnificent pearl - 'the Pearl of the World' - he believes that all his dreams can come true. He will marry his wife in the church wearing fine new clothes, their infant son will never want for anything - least of all the medicine so recently denied to him - and the boy might one day go to school, learn to read and write. But Kino's vision of a bright future blinds him to the greed and fear the pearl arouses in his neighbours and in himself, and his shining dream begins to blacken and twist...

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  • Erscheinungsdatum: 08.12.2010
  • Verlag: Hachette Audio UK