Cloud Cuckoo Land: A Novel Free Audiobook Download by Anthony Doerr
The story revolves around a father and son going on an expedition to the Cloud Cuckoo Land. Along the way, there are many things that happen that make this an interesting story. They encounter many wild animals and have various encounters with natives of the land. The reader will learn about the flora and fauna in this land and overall enjoy the book tremendously.
Set in the 1960s, Cloud Cuckoo Land: A Novel is told from the perspective of a 12-year-old who lives on a farm in rural Iowa. The book opens with his discovery of an abandoned building in the forest and inside, he finds an old phonograph. He listens to recordings from a radio show that tells stories about unusual happenings around the world, and finds himself fascinated by these strange tales. However, when he returns to his house, something very unsettling happens.
James Finley, a successful paper mill owner from Ohio, decides to take his wife and five children on a European vacation. When his youngest daughter falls ill in Paris, James must make difficult decisions about the continuation of their trip and more importantly, what is most important in life.
Cloud Cuckoo Land is a story of longing, love, and discovery. It follows the life of August Brill, an aspiring painter living in Switzerland during World War II. Brilliantly told by two narrators--Simon Jones and Marin Ireland--August's life is told in four parts. The first part takes place before August's birth; the second focuses on his adolescence; the third covers the early years of his career; and the fourth gives insight into his final days.
Cloud Cuckoo Land is the fictional story of a haunting journey to find his wife who disappeared in the wake of her brother's death. The reader follows along as they encounter both fear and hope that they will find some kind of peace and answers. This novel leaves you with a lot to think about.
This audiobook is a work of fiction in the tradition of J. M. Coetzee and Cormac McCarthy, tracing the lives of five individuals in an unnamed European country, who are caught in the midst of the onset of a civil war that will determine not only their fates but their society as well.
|Duration||14 hours 52 minutes|
|Narrated||Simon Jones, Marin Ireland|
|Is It Free?||30-days Free|
|Category||Fiction & Literature|
|Parent Category||Literary Fiction, Historical Fiction|