Tristram ShandyAudiobook CD - 2009
Laurence Sterne's most famous novel is a biting satire of literary conventions and contemporary eighteenth-century values. Renowned for its parody of established narrative techniques, Tristram Shandy is commonly regarded as the forerunner of avant-garde fiction. Tristram's characteristic digressions on a whole range of unlikely subjects (including battle strategy and noses!) are endlessly surprising and make this one of Britain's greatest comic achievements. A cast of strange characters populate this strangest of novels: gentle Uncle Toby, sarcastic Walter and of course, the pompous, garrulous Tristram himself. This edition is read by Anton Lesser in a tour de force performance.
Publisher: Franklin, TN : Naxos Audiobooks, p2009.
Branch Call Number: Fic
Characteristics: 15 sound discs (19 hr., 2 min., 18 sec.) : digital ; 4 3/4 in.