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Burning Bright

Tracy Chevalier

From the author of the international bestseller Girl With a Pearl Earring and At the Edge of the Orchard, comes a stirring eighteenth-century coming-of-age tale In the waning days of eighteenth-century London, poet, artist, and printer William Blake works in obscurity as England is rocked by the shock waves of the French Revolution. Next door, the Kellaway family has just moved in, and country boy Jem Kellaway strikes up a tentative friendship with street-savvy Maggie Butterfield. As their stories intertwine with Blake's, the two children navigate the confusing and exhilarating path to adolescence, and inspire the poet to create the work that enshrined his genius.

From the author of the international bestseller Girl With a Pearl Earring and At the Edge of the Orchard, comes a stirring eighteenth-century coming-of-age tale In the waning days of eighteenth-century London, poet, artist, and printer William Blake works in obscurity as England is rocked by the shock waves of the French Revolution. Next door, the Kellaway family has just moved in, and country boy Jem Kellaway strikes up a tentative friendship with street-savvy Maggie Butterfield. As their stories intertwine with Blake's, the two children navigate the confusing and exhilarating path to adolescence, and inspire the poet to create the work that enshrined his genius.
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From the author of the international bestseller Girl With a Pearl Earring and At the Edge of the Orchard, comes a stirring eighteenth-century coming-of-age tale In the waning days of eighteenth-century London, poet, artist, and printer William Blake works in obscurity as England is rocked by the shock waves of the French Revolution. Next door, the Kellaway family has just moved in, and country boy Jem Kellaway strikes up a tentative friendship with street-savvy Maggie Butterfield. As their stories intertwine with Blake's, the two children navigate the confusing and exhilarating path to adolescence, and inspire the poet to create the work that enshrined his genius.

Language:

English

Narrators:

Jill Tanner

Length:

11h 26m


Chapters

Free Sample

05:00

Chapter 1
Chapter 1

00:11


Chapter 2
Chapter 2

07:22


Chapter 3
Chapter 3

09:05


Chapter 4
Chapter 4

06:57


Chapter 5
Chapter 5

23:04


Chapter 6
Chapter 6

17:38


Chapter 7
Chapter 7

08:42


Chapter 8
Chapter 8

24:04


Chapter 9
Chapter 9

07:11


Chapter 10
Chapter 10

09:10


Chapter 11
Chapter 11

19:15


Chapter 12
Chapter 12

08:09


Chapter 13
Chapter 13

33:00


Chapter 14
Chapter 14

05:08


Chapter 15
Chapter 15

18:04


Chapter 16
Chapter 16

13:38


Chapter 17
Chapter 17

13:00


Chapter 18
Chapter 18

05:49


Chapter 19
Chapter 19

13:51


Chapter 20
Chapter 20

13:13


Chapter 21
Chapter 21

08:15


Chapter 22
Chapter 22

12:57


Chapter 23
Chapter 23

15:08


Chapter 24
Chapter 24

08:19


Chapter 25
Chapter 25

18:43


Chapter 26
Chapter 26

00:38


Chapter 27
Chapter 27

15:49


Chapter 28
Chapter 28

14:57


Chapter 29
Chapter 29

16:45


Chapter 30
Chapter 30

13:34


Chapter 31
Chapter 31

05:35


Chapter 32
Chapter 32

09:01


Chapter 33
Chapter 33

14:23


Chapter 34
Chapter 34

06:41


Chapter 35
Chapter 35

07:09


Chapter 36
Chapter 36

15:46


Chapter 37
Chapter 37

15:06


Chapter 38
Chapter 38

20:44


Chapter 39
Chapter 39

09:19


Chapter 40
Chapter 40

09:16


Chapter 41
Chapter 41

06:23


Chapter 42
Chapter 42

03:13


Chapter 43
Chapter 43

26:25


Chapter 44
Chapter 44

11:43


Chapter 45
Chapter 45

08:47


Chapter 46
Chapter 46

06:14


Chapter 47
Chapter 47

05:23


Chapter 48
Chapter 48

11:00


Chapter 49
Chapter 49

11:32


Chapter 50
Chapter 50

06:43


Chapter 51
Chapter 51

20:39


Chapter 52
Chapter 52

04:18


Chapter 53
Chapter 53

07:55


Chapter 54
Chapter 54

04:31


Chapter 55
Chapter 55

07:17


Chapter 56
Chapter 56

09:56


Chapter 57
Chapter 57

08:34


Chapter 58
Chapter 58

06:56


Chapter 59
Chapter 59

07:19


Chapter 60
Chapter 60

05:19


Chapter 61
Chapter 61

10:51


Chapter 62
Chapter 62

00:34