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The Painted Bird

Jerzy Kosinski

Originally published in 1965, The Painted Bird established Jerzy Kosinski as a major literary figure. Called by the Los Angeles Times “one of the most imposing novels of the decade,” it was eventually translated into more than thirty languages. A harrowing story that follows the wanderings of a boy abandoned by his parents during World War II, The Painted Bird is a dark masterpiece that examines the proximity of terror and savagery to innocence and love. It is the first, and the most famous, novel by one of the most important and original writers of this century.

Originally published in 1965, The Painted Bird established Jerzy Kosinski as a major literary figure. Called by the Los Angeles Times “one of the most imposing novels of the decade,” it was eventually translated into more than thirty languages. A harrowing story that follows the wanderings of a boy abandoned by his parents during World War II, The Painted Bird is a dark masterpiece that examines the proximity of terror and savagery to innocence and love. It is the first, and the most famous, novel by one of the most important and original writers of this century.
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Genres:

Fiction

Description:

Originally published in 1965, The Painted Bird established Jerzy Kosinski as a major literary figure. Called by the Los Angeles Times “one of the most imposing novels of the decade,” it was eventually translated into more than thirty languages. A harrowing story that follows the wanderings of a boy abandoned by his parents during World War II, The Painted Bird is a dark masterpiece that examines the proximity of terror and savagery to innocence and love. It is the first, and the most famous, novel by one of the most important and original writers of this century.

Language:

English

Narrators:

Fred Berman, Michael Aronov

Length:

10h 13m


Chapters

Introduction
Introduction

00:39


Chapter 1
Chapter 1

31:42


Chapter 2
Chapter 2

33:48


Chapter 3
Chapter 3

14:09


Chapter 4
Chapter 4

17:31


Chapter 5
Chapter 5

35:49


Chapter 6
Chapter 6

20:33


Chapter 7
Chapter 7

25:25


Chapter 8
Chapter 8

38:07


Chapter 9
Chapter 9

32:42


Chapter 10
Chapter 10

18:25


Chapter 11
Chapter 11

01:08:57


Chapter 12
Chapter 12

33:51


Chapter 13
Chapter 13

15:11


Chapter 14
Chapter 14

23:24


Chapter 15
Chapter 15

34:14


Chapter 16
Chapter 16

28:11


Chapter 17
Chapter 17

30:42


Chapter 18
Chapter 18

43:33


Chapter 19
Chapter 19

26:11


Chapter 20
Chapter 20

40:25