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The Eyes Of The World

Harold Bell Wright

The Eyes of the World was the Best Selling Book for 1914 according to Publisher's Weekly. The novel explores what Harold Bell Wright views as the false world of artists, writers, critics, and their wealthy patrons. Two of the main characters are the famous author, Conrad LaGrange and Aaron King, an aspiring artist. LaGrange regretfully describes his writings as “filthy stories in good English” and feels he has sold his soul to become successful. While in California, recovering from a physical breakdown, he befriends Aaron King whose mother he knew when he was a boy. Lagrange serves as counselor to the young man, for he knows the pitfalls of success from his own experience. (Summary by Tom Weiss)

The Eyes of the World was the Best Selling Book for 1914 according to Publisher's Weekly. The novel explores what Harold Bell Wright views as the false world of artists, writers, critics, and their wealthy patrons. Two of the main characters are the famous author, Conrad LaGrange and Aaron King, an aspiring artist. LaGrange regretfully describes his writings as “filthy stories in good English” and feels he has sold his soul to become successful. While in California, recovering from a physical breakdown, he befriends Aaron King whose mother he knew when he was a boy. Lagrange serves as counselor to the young man, for he knows the pitfalls of success from his own experience. (Summary by Tom Weiss)
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Genres:

Fiction

Description:

The Eyes of the World was the Best Selling Book for 1914 according to Publisher's Weekly. The novel explores what Harold Bell Wright views as the false world of artists, writers, critics, and their wealthy patrons. Two of the main characters are the famous author, Conrad LaGrange and Aaron King, an aspiring artist. LaGrange regretfully describes his writings as “filthy stories in good English” and feels he has sold his soul to become successful. While in California, recovering from a physical breakdown, he befriends Aaron King whose mother he knew when he was a boy. Lagrange serves as counselor to the young man, for he knows the pitfalls of success from his own experience. (Summary by Tom Weiss)

Language:

English

Narrators:

LibriVox Community

Length:

11h 34m


Chapters

Chapter 1
Chapter 1

13:22


Chapter 2
Chapter 2

22:44


Chapter 3
Chapter 3

35:13


Chapter 4
Chapter 4

20:01


Chapter 5
Chapter 5

26:09


Chapter 6
Chapter 6

16:15


Chapter 7
Chapter 7

17:33


Chapter 8
Chapter 8

16:08


Chapter 9
Chapter 9

24:55


Chapter 10
Chapter 10

15:38


Chapter 11
Chapter 11

16:26


Chapter 12
Chapter 12

09:49


Chapter 13
Chapter 13

15:47


Chapter 14
Chapter 14

25:27


Chapter 15
Chapter 15

20:11


Chapter 16
Chapter 16

16:24


Chapter 17
Chapter 17

14:30


Chapter 18
Chapter 18

09:36


Chapter 19
Chapter 19

11:41


Chapter 20
Chapter 20

13:42


Chapter 21
Chapter 21

14:05


Chapter 22
Chapter 22

10:28


Chapter 23
Chapter 23

05:48


Chapter 24
Chapter 24

18:58


Chapter 25
Chapter 25

13:22


Chapter 26
Chapter 26

16:28


Chapter 27
Chapter 27

14:10


Chapter 28
Chapter 28

15:26


Chapter 29
Chapter 29

30:46


Chapter 30
Chapter 30

08:31


Chapter 31
Chapter 31

19:52


Chapter 32
Chapter 32

19:26


Chapter 33
Chapter 33

15:23


Chapter 34
Chapter 34

14:29


Chapter 35
Chapter 35

26:24


Chapter 36
Chapter 36

14:12


Chapter 37
Chapter 37

14:18


Chapter 38
Chapter 38

09:15


Chapter 39
Chapter 39

12:18


Chapter 40
Chapter 40

19:47


Chapter 41
Chapter 41

08:57


Chapter 42
Chapter 42

10:06