I Promessi Sposi [The Betrothed]

  • by Alessandro Manzoni
  • Narrated by Silvia Cecchini
  • 25 hrs and 0 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

Il capolavoro della letteratura italiana e la base dell' italiano corretto. L’ascolto ribalterà le cattive impressioni dovute al forzato apprendimento scolastico. Si apprezzerà un romanzo fresco, ironico, di grande spessore spirituale. Di grande attualità; una storia d’amoreAdatto a: tutti, iIn particolare a chi a scuola l’ha detestato e si è sempre chiesto se era un capolavoro oppure no; ai cultori del romanzo storico; a chi ha fede e a chi non ne ha, per un confronto con un’opera dalle infinite sfaccettature.
Please note: This audiobook is in Italian.

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Customer Reviews

Most Helpful

Silvia ought to stop drinking coffee

What disappointed you about I Promessi Sposi [The Betrothed]?

Listening to the "train schedule"-esque monotonous ramming of the story ...was the biggest disappointed


Who was your favorite character and why?

I couldn't listen long enough to get into the characters...


How did the narrator detract from the book?

Monotonous and break-neck reading


If you could play editor, what scene or scenes would you have cut from I Promessi Sposi [The Betrothed]?

The details on clothing


Any additional comments?

I am reading the book not as if it were a formula 1 race, but a classic...unlike this rendering

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- Paul

Book Details

  • Release Date: 06-28-2010
  • Publisher: Collina d'oro