La Esclava Isaura

  • by Bernardo Guimaraes
  • Narrated by Mayra Alejandra Rodriguez, Raul Amundaray, cast
  • 2 hrs and 44 mins
  • Performance

Publisher's Summary

La Esclava Isaura audio libro dramatizado en espanol basado en la famosa historia escrita durante la campana de abolicion de esclavitud de 1875 por el brasileno Bernardo Guimaraes. Es la historia de una hermosa y educada esclava blanca, Isaura quien fuera hija de una mulata que por no entregarse a los sordidos deseos del dueno de la hacienda, el comendador Senor Almeida, sufrio los mas terribles maltratos. Isaura fue criada y educada por la esposa del comendador, una mujer bondadosa, quien ademas de desear la libertad para la hermosa esclava le enseno a leer, escribir y tocar el piano. Los suenos de libertad de Isaura se ven truncados por Leoncio, hijo unico del comendador Almeida, a quien le fuera entregado el control de la hacienda despues de casarse. Leoncio se obsesiona enfermizamente por la esclava y herido por su rechazo le hace pasar por terribles desventuras. Isaura huye con la ayuda de su padre a otra ciudad donde asume el nombre de Elvira y conoce a Alvaro, un apuesto joven de nobleza y fortuna, quien cae prendado a los pies de Elvira. La trama toma intensidad cuando la identidad de Isaura es descubierta y es encontrada por Leoncio.Isaura the Slave, an audiobook dramatized in Spanish based on the famous story written during the abolitionist campaign of 1875 by Brazilian Bernardo Guimaraes, is the story of a beautiful and educated white slave, daughter of a mestiza that passed through terrible times because she did not give herself to the sordid desires of the owner of the house, Mr. Almeida. Isaura was brought up and educated by his wife, a kind woman that taught her to read, to write, and to play the piano. Isaura's dreams of freedom were truncated by Leoncio, who assumed the management of the house. Leoncio became obsessed with the slave, but Isaura escaped with the help of her father to another city, where she met Alvaro, a handsome young noble man, who fell in love with her. The story gets intense when Isaura is found by Leoncio.

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Audible Editor Reviews

La Esclava Isaura is the passionate Brazilian story of a white slave, Isaura, who dangerously resists the advances of her master and farm owner, Leoncio, the son of the man who was obsessed with Isaura’s mother.
Isaura dreams of freedom, and when she finally flees with her father, she falls in a desperate kind of love with a good-standing man named Alvaro. Alas, this love is fleeting, as Leoncio tracks down Isaura and brings her back to the farm, where love and perhaps death awaits.
Performed by a full cast in Spanish.

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What the Critics Say

"In this well-rendered narration the voices are clear, well paced, and excellently dramatized, particularly in moments of dialogue." (Criticas)

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Excellent dramatization, and a beautiful story

I is a beautiful story. The Dramatization, music and sound effects makes you feel that you are part of the story.
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- Archie65

Esta historia desperto mi imaginacion

What made the experience of listening to La Esclava Isaura the most enjoyable?

Que lindo usar tus sentidos al escuchar esta historia. Aprecie mucho usar mi imaginacion cuando escuchaba esta novela....me encanto. Ahora estoy adicta a escuchar libros por esta via.


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- Victoria

Book Details

  • Release Date: 01-16-2004
  • Publisher: FonoLibro Inc. (Audiolibros - Audio Libros)