Eros Rampant by John Updike audiobook

Eros Rampant

By John Updike
Read by Peter Van Norden

Blackstone Publishing
0.48 Hours 1
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    ISBN: 9781481500012

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The Maples Stories consists of eighteen classic stories from across John Updike’s career, forming a luminous chronicle of the life and times of one marriage in all its rich emotional complexity. In 1956, Updike published the story “Snowing in Greenwich Village,” about a young couple, Joan and Richard Maple, at the beginning of their marriage. Over the next two decades, he returned to these characters again and again, tracing their years together raising children, finding moments of intermittent happiness, and facing the heartbreak of infidelity and estrangement. In this ninth story, “Eros Rampant,” the loves and loyalties of Maple family are revealed, to the heartbreak of some.

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The Maples Stories consists of eighteen classic stories from across John Updike’s career, forming a luminous chronicle of the life and times of one marriage in all its rich emotional complexity. In 1956, Updike published the story “Snowing in Greenwich Village,” about a young couple, Joan and Richard Maple, at the beginning of their marriage. Over the next two decades, he returned to these characters again and again, tracing their years together raising children, finding moments of intermittent happiness, and facing the heartbreak of infidelity and estrangement.

In this ninth story, “Eros Rampant,” the loves and loyalties of Maple family are revealed, to the heartbreak of some.

Editorial Reviews

Editorial Reviews

“The stories are full of striking passages…and Updike’s rich prose, his rhythmic, acute, fertile, and, at times, even somewhat glutting use of language.” Guardian (London) on The Maples Stories

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Author Bio: John Updike

Author Bio: John Updike

John Updike (1932–2009) was the author of more than sixty books, including collections of short stories, poems, and criticism. His novels have been honored with two Pulitzer Prize Awards, the National Book Award, and the Howells Medal of the American Academy of Arts and Letters. Hugging the Shore, a collection of essays and reviews, received the National Book Critics Circle Award for criticism.

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Available Formats : Digital Download, Digital Rental
Category: Fiction/Literary
Runtime: 0.48
Audience: Adult
Language: English