The Story of an Hour

  • by Kate Chopin
  • Narrated by Walter Covell
  • 0 hrs and 7 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

Kate Chopin was an American author of short stories and novels, mostly with a Louisiana Creole background. Today she is now considered a forerunner of the feminist authors of the 20th century. This powerful story concerns a wife who learns that her overbearing husband has been killed. The short period of mourning turns to the hope of her new freedom - but then comes the very unexpected climax.

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Audible Editor Reviews

Kate Chopin's  The Story of an Hour has always been much loved and much debated. Its plot involves a women recently widowed from her overbearing husband, and what happens to her in her newfound freedom. Did she love him? Did she hate him? Listeners will surely have their own convictions regarding these open questions. Walter Covell narrates this early feminist work in an eloquent baritone, with noticeable lovely enunciation.

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Book Details

  • Release Date: 03-05-2008
  • Publisher: Jimcin Recordings