The Rich Are Different

By Susan Howatch
Read by Wanda McCaddon

28.87 Hours 12/01/2001 unabridged
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Dinah Slade is a young Englishwoman of immense vitality, great sensual power, and fierce ambition. When the handsome and powerful Paul Van Zale commits the imprudence of falling in love with her, her life and desires become intertwined with the fate of his great American banking family. Among the new acquaintances she makes is Paul’s wife, with whom, much to Dinah’s shock and dismay, Paul manages an almost perfect marriage. The characters’ lives are intertwined with such mastery that listeners will be captivated with The Rich Are Different from the very first word until the astonishing climax.

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Summary

Summary

Dinah Slade is a young Englishwoman of immense vitality, great sensual power, and fierce ambition. When the handsome and powerful Paul Van Zale commits the imprudence of falling in love with her, her life and desires become intertwined with the fate of his great American banking family. Among the new acquaintances she makes is Paul’s wife, with whom, much to Dinah’s shock and dismay, Paul manages an almost perfect marriage. The characters’ lives are intertwined with such mastery that listeners will be captivated with The Rich Are Different from the very first word until the astonishing climax.

Editorial Reviews

Editorial Reviews

“Grippingly readable.” Sunday Times
“Susan Howatch has surpassed herself. This is a mighty book.” Orlando Tribune
“One of the most original novelists writing today.” Cosmopolitan
“[Wanda McCaddon] captures the essence of the six first-person narratives comprising the story, to the point of making recognizable each character’s voice as related by the others. ” Audiofile

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Author Bio: Susan Howatch

Susan Howatch is a British novelist who has penned bestselling mysteries, family sagas, and other novels. Howatch was born in Surrey, England. She began writing as a teen and published her first book when she moved to the United States in 1964. Howatch found global success first with her five sagas and then with her novels about the Church of England in the twentieth century. She has now returned to live in Surrey.

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Available Formats : Digital Download, Digital Rental, CD, MP3 CD
Category: Fiction/Historical
Runtime: 28.87
Audience: Adult
Language: English