The Married Man

  • by Edmund White
  • Narrated by Ken Kliban
  • 13 hrs and 21 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

In Edmund White's most moving novel yet, an American living in Paris finds his life transformed by an unexpected love affair.
Austin Smith is pushing fifty, loveless and drifting, until one day he meets Julien, a much younger, married Frenchman. In the beginning, the lovers' only impediments are the comic clashes of culture, age, and temperament. Before long, however, the past begins to catch up with them. In a desperate quest to save health and happiness, they move from Venice to Key West, from Montreal in the snow to Providence in the rain. But it is amid the bleak, baking sands of the Sahara that their love is pushed to its ultimate crisis.

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Customer Reviews

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Horrible narrator

Would you try another book from Edmund White and/or Ken Kliban?

This is the second time a narrator ruined a book from this Author for me, I couldn't even finish the book because of how hard it was to listen to this narrator


What do you think your next listen will be?

Nothing from this narrator


What didn’t you like about Ken Kliban’s performance?

I liked nothing


What reaction did this book spark in you? Anger, sadness, disappointment?

Disappointed that the narrator ruined this book for me that I did not got past the first chapter.


Any additional comments?

Choose better narrator

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- Donald

Book Details

  • Release Date: 06-09-2014
  • Publisher: Audible Studios