The Privileges

  • by Jonathan Dee
  • Narrated by David Aaron Baker
  • 9 hrs and 57 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

Jonathan Dee is the critically acclaimed author of Palladio. With The Privileges, Dee crafts a “suspenseful, melancholy, and acidly funny tale” (Booklist). In it, ambitious couple Adam and Cynthia Morey marry straight out of college and have two children. Then Adam, unfulfilled with his job at a private investment firm, becomes involved in insider trading and gains excessive wealth for his family. But as Adam and Cynthia discover, money can’t buy happiness.

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What the Critics Say

“Thoughtful and bracingly unpredictable.” (Kirkus Reviews)

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Customer Reviews

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A little boring

What disappointed you about The Privileges?

I just had trouble getting into the story..


Who would you have cast as narrator instead of David Aaron Baker?

I liked him as the narrator. I just do not think changing would have made a difference/


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- Pat

Terrible Narrator

The narrator of The Privileges was dreadful. His women and children voices sounded like mockeries. I would have stopped listening to it but I was on a long drive and I had run through my podcasts.
The story was interesting enough for a long drive. Not great literature but entertaining.
It would not be the first book I would recommend, I have listened to worse.
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- Patricia Monahan

Book Details

  • Release Date: 12-14-2010
  • Publisher: Recorded Books