Leviathan by Tobias Wolff audiobook

Leviathan

By Tobias Wolff
Read by Anthony Heald

Blackstone Publishing
0.42 Hours Unabridged
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Two drugged-out couples contemplate life and morality in “Leviathan,” a classic short story by the masterful Tobias Wolff. For Helen’s thirtieth birthday party, her husband decides tothrow her a small party. Armed with booze and three grams of cocaine, the fourpartyers—Helen, her husband, and another couple—spend the night and the nextmorning in a drug-induced stupor. As their talk turns to past misdeeds andshameful acts, the couples begin to wonder if it’s not the bad decisions inlife bring happiness and meaning.

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Summary

Summary

Two drugged-out couples contemplate life and morality in “Leviathan,” a classic short story by the masterful Tobias Wolff.

For Helen’s thirtieth birthday party, her husband decides tothrow her a small party. Armed with booze and three grams of cocaine, the fourpartyers—Helen, her husband, and another couple—spend the night and the nextmorning in a drug-induced stupor. As their talk turns to past misdeeds andshameful acts, the couples begin to wonder if it’s not the bad decisions inlife bring happiness and meaning.

Editorial Reviews

Editorial Reviews

“In Leviathan…a kind of reverse moralism is at work here; perhaps, Wolff insinuates, it’s the straight-and-narrow path that leads us into a personal hell.” Los Angeles Times Book Review

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Author Bio: Tobias Wolff

Author Bio: Tobias Wolff

Tobias Wolff is the author of several previous books and the editor of a growing list of anthologies. He has received numerous awards, among them the PEN/Malamud Award for excellence in the art of the short story. He lives in Northern California and teaches English and creative writing at Stanford University.

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Available Formats : Digital Download, Digital Rental
Category: Fiction
Runtime: 0.42
Audience: Adult
Language: English