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William Shakespeare's Timon of Athens

Author: William ShakespeareClive BrillDominique LeGendreAlan HowardNorman RodwayAll authors
Publisher: Auburn, CA : Audio Partners, 2003.
Edition/Format:   Audiobook on CD : CD audio : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"The fabulously rich Timon believes all his friends to be as open-hearted and generous as himself. When his wealth suddenly evaporates, however, he discovers the truth and his altruism turns to a bitter hatred of mankind. Stirred by the cynical Apemantus, Timon retreats to the woods where he plots the destruction of Athens, the city that had formerly seemed to embody everything pleasurable and civilized. The cosmic  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Drama
Material Type: Audio book, etc.
Document Type: Sound Recording
All Authors / Contributors: William Shakespeare; Clive Brill; Dominique LeGendre; Alan Howard; Norman Rodway; Damian Lewis; Paul Jesson; Clifford Rose; John Hollis; Nicholas Rowe; Michael Harbour
ISBN: 1932219331 9781932219333 0792729919 9780792729914 0792730097 9780792730095
OCLC Number: 52261922
Notes: Compact discs.
"A companion to The complete Pelican Shakespeare"--Container.
Liner notes include plot synopsis and complete cast list.
Credits: Director, Clive Brill ; composer, Dominique Le Gendre ; producers, Bill Shepherd and Tom Treadwell.
Cast: Alan Howard (Timon), Norman Rodway (Apemantus), Damian Lewis (Alcibiades), John McAndrew (Flavius), Paul Jesson (Painter), David Ross (Poet/Lucius), Michael N. Harbour (Lucullus/Jeweller), Jonathan Tafler (Merchant), Clifford Rose (1st senator), John Hollis (2nd senator/Old man), Rupert Wickham (3rd senator/Ventidius), Chook Sibtain (1st servant/Flaminius), Alex Lowe (2nd servant), Alex Boyd-Williams (3rd servant), Alex McSweeney (Caphis), Nicholas Rowe (Lucilius/Philotus), Alan Westaway (Hortensius), John Rogan (1st lord).
Description: 2 sound discs (138 min.) : digital ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: Compact discs (DDD).
Other Titles: Timon of Athens
Fully-dramatized recording of William Shakespeare's Timon of Athens

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"The fabulously rich Timon believes all his friends to be as open-hearted and generous as himself. When his wealth suddenly evaporates, however, he discovers the truth and his altruism turns to a bitter hatred of mankind. Stirred by the cynical Apemantus, Timon retreats to the woods where he plots the destruction of Athens, the city that had formerly seemed to embody everything pleasurable and civilized. The cosmic scope of his hatred is communicated in a series of powerful and disturbing tableaux"--Container.

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