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Publisher's Summary

Available in audio for the first time since its publication in 1970, and narrated by the author, Germaine Greer.
A worldwide best seller, The Female Eunuch is a landmark book in the history of the women's movement and a ground-breaking feminist tract. Drawing from history, literature, and popular culture - past and present - Germaine Greer's searing examination of women's oppression is both an important social commentary and a passionately argued polemical masterpiece. This is one of the most famous, most widely read books on feminism ever written.
©1970 Germaine Greer (P)2012 Audible Ltd
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Critic Reviews

"A dazzling tract, erudite, outrageous, funny." (Cosmopolitan)
"Brilliantly written, quirky and sensible, full of bile and insight…The best feminist book so far." (The New York Times)
"A dazzling combination of erudition, eccentricity and eroticism." (Newsweek)
"Intelligent, funny and beautifully written." (Vogue)
"Germaine Greer in The Female Eunuch converted me to Women’s Lib, as much by her bawdy sense of humour as by the bite of her polemic." (Observer)
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By Philip on 03-09-13

great reading

I thought this worked great as an audiobook.



Like a previous reviewer I was a little ashamed at not having read the book- I've bought a copy since- simply because I came across it very cheap in Oxfam- and I was surprised how much denser it looked on the page- so that's an achievement- to make a dense book easy audio.



It wouldn't have worked nearly so well without Germaine Greer reading it herself- it was great to have a narrator that had a complete understanding of the text and an authorial authority over it, adding a (very occassional) footnote and, once, a rather telling 'Huh!'



Audible ought to now engage her to narrate a few Barbara Cartland romances- her reading of extracts from Cartland and Georgette Hayer were screamingly funny.



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By Mary on 12-18-12

Has dated, but important to have read it

I'm embarrassed that I hadn't read this before, and would have benefited from it decades ago. Although many things have changed, many things remain as true now as when this book was written. It was ok in audible format, though narrative works are more enjoyable in this format.

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4 of 5 people found this review helpful

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By Anonymous User on 08-09-17

An angry book by an angry person


I wouldn't waste any more of my time listening to such an angry person. 1/10

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By Juliet on 01-23-17

Read by Germaine

An absolute joy to have this classic read to me by the author. The best way to experience this famous book.

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