The Days of Abandonment

  • by Elena Ferrante
  • Narrated by Hillary Huber
  • 7 hrs and 36 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

An IndiBound best seller, The Days of Abandonment shocked and captivated its Italian public when first published. It is the gripping story of a woman's descent into devastating emptiness after being abandoned by her husband, with two young children to care for. When she finds herself literally trapped within the four walls of their high-rise apartment, she is forced to confront her ghosts, the potential loss of her own identity, and the possibility that life may never return to normal.

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Quick (not bad) listen ....

To be brief, this novel is not about chains of events or mystery of any kind. Rather it is a swirls of deep emotions and self pity and literally decomposition of a human soul.
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- Hatim

monotone narrator and monotonous story

This isn't worth $1, and certainly not worth a credit. I've skipped from chapter to chapter hoping to find good character development, some sort of joy in being alive, or something worth listening to. I haven't found it yet.
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- Rio Delta Wild

Book Details

  • Release Date: 07-07-2015
  • Publisher: Blackstone Audio, Inc.