Tropic of Cancer

Henry Miller, Author, Campbell Scott, Read by , read by Campbell Scott. Caedmon Audio $39.95 (0p) ISBN 978-0-06-147789-8

Miller’s once controversial story that ended up altering United States censorship laws tells of a young writer and his pals in Paris during the Great Depression. Part memoir, part fictional tale, Miller’s prose is a complex mix that demands the reader’s utmost attention. Campbell Scott reads with a gentle, steady voice that captures the more personal side of Miller’s writing. Scott is in conversation with himself, posing questions and offering up answers apparently on a whim. His reading is incredibly rich and layered, filled with emotions and ideologies. The result is a stunning, intimate listen that will lure listeners in with its straightforward approach and keep them rapt with its raw honesty. (Sept.)

Reviewed on: 10/27/2008
Release date: 09/01/2008
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