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AGE OF FABLE: PART 1
by Thomas Bulfinch | Read by George Guidall

Narrator George Guidall provides a splendid narration of this two-part classic reference work. In Part One, Bulfinch suggests that this work is for the listener who wants to understand literary allusions, since many derive from stories found in mythology. Under Guidall’s artistry, poetry from Lord Byron and Milton illustrate the point, while familiar stories such as those of King Midas, Pygmalion, the Golden Fleece, Ulysses, and many others are told exactly as they should be, as if your favorite uncle were reading to you. Stories that have multiple versions are told more faithfully and more thrillingly here, thanks to Guidall. S.J.H. © AudioFile 2014, Portland, Maine