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The Yellow Wallpaper [Classic Tales Edition]

Narrated by: B. J. Harrison
Length: 40 mins
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Publisher's Summary

It's just a hideously papered room. At least that's what everybody thought. But when a woman suffering from a nervous condition is housed in the room, things begin to surface from the wallpaper. Things that seem familiar but are best left quiet and undisturbed.

Public Domain (P)2008 B.J. Harrison

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  • Otakara Klettke
  • 28-01-2017

Great story!

I loved the story. Although I wish there was a female narrator since the story is told by a woman from a woman's point of view.

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  • Benjamin Sipes
  • 04-10-2020

Great story, but a male narrator?

Overall, for $1, this is a great read. But I have to say that whole Harrison did a good job reading the story, his male voice reading a woman’s internal dialogue really didn’t work well for me. The story would have felt much more compelling with a different narrator imo.

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  • Ms. Bedelia
  • 20-07-2020

Great creepy classic

This was wonderful but it’s completely ridiculous that this first person tale of a woman losing her mind is narrated by a man.

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  • Eila
  • 26-02-2020

Male narrator is probably a bad choice

Kind of weird to have a male narrator for this audiobook. I know Gilman is supposed to be a fantastical 1st wave feminist writer, but I quite frankly could have lived my whole life without this story.

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  • Marianne H Dean
  • 01-03-2019

Should have been read by a woman

I don’t understand when choices like this are made. However, It was a good story and creepy too.

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  • Stephen S.Wagner
  • 18-01-2019

for college English class love the book

love it and the yellow paper happens to all of us it's a great book with many ways to perceive it.

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  • Sara
  • 30-06-2018

Great story, horrible narration.

Really enthralling short story. The narrator is a poor choice, however. Overly dramatic and almost shouting. Not sure why a woman narrator wasn’t chosen for a feminist classic written as the diary of a female character.