Guy Montag is a fireman. Portrait of a Woman. One wonders if humans will ever be civilized I’m very pleased to have the experience of this book. Well worth the 5 hours. A thinking man’s look at war from a civilian point of view Now, I know that I have, in the eyes of some of the readers of this book and some of the potential readers of this book, overrated it. At Kobo, we try to ensure that published reviews do not contain rude or profane language, spoilers, or any of our reviewer’s personal information. No Reviews are Available.

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Continue shopping Checkout Continue shopping. David Williams Narrated by: Steven Galloway made me feel like I was on those streets tye those characters as they wondered whether someone on the hill would shoot them as they crossed the street. Unrest in the Balkans has gone on for centuries. Mark Mazower Narrated by: I pretty much loved this book. Jane Austen, Anna Lea – adaptation Narrated by: Day after day, a cellist stations himself in the midst of the devastation, defying the ever-present snipers to play tributes to victims of a massacre.

Close Report a review Ausiobook Kobo, we try to ensure that published reviews do not contain celoist or profane language, spoilers, or any of our reviewer’s personal information. Enjoyed the cello music and found the story to be just a haunting the second time around.


But uplifting at the same time. Normalcy is interrupted with death.

People of the Book. Downloading on a mobile device? The book is well crafted to make one think. Essentially trapped, Adah must plan an escape. This is a story full of irony and contradiction. Why did the Sarajevan cross the road? Didn’t finish it I tried and tried with this one, but couldn’t get on with the way it was read. An enlightening look on the history and atrocities that took place in Sarajevo.

Cellist of Sarajevo, The (unabridged) – Naxos AudioBooks

It gives room for thought when the voice of the cello is there instead of the words. It begins as the day-to-day record of the life of a typical year-old girl, preoccupied by piano lessons and birthday parties.

Portrait of a Woman. Would you like us to take another look at this review? In Sarajevo, the city that was under siege for three hellish years in the early s, every excursion outside was a risk. As the other people we are reading about slowly absorb his music, little by little they are reminded, not just of better times, but of better values. The Art of Racing in the Rain. I did a cursory review of that period in Kosovo which helped fill out the details of what provoked the siege, parties involved etc.

This is the story of a how the music played by a cellist in the street of a war-torn city provides a few minutes of harmony each day to soothe the constant fear and suffering of the people who live there. Milkman is a tale of gossip the cellist of sarajevo audiobook hearsay, silence and deliberate deafness.


The cellist of Sarajevo

Engrossing and Enlightening I got this audiobook on the recommendation of a friend. Rostov, an indomitable man of erudition and wit, has never worked a day in his life and must now live in an attic room while some of the most tumultuous decades in Russian history are unfolding outside the hotel’s doors.

As both men are drawn into the orbit of cello music, a fourth character – a young woman, a sniper – holds the fate of the cellist in her hands. See all customer images.

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In the summer she stewed herbs for her mother, a midwife and healer, and in the winter she salvaged in her father’s junkyard. What makes any of us worthy of life, love, food, water, music? Where the Crawdads Sing By:

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