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Damage Audiobook

Damage

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Publisher's Summary

Damaged people are dangerous. They know they can survive.

Damage, Josephine Hart's debut novel, was an international bestseller, filmed with Jeremy Irons and Juliette Binoche, and now read by Jeremy Irons. Here is one of the most chilling explorations of physical passion and dark, obsessive love ever written.

©1991 Josephine Hart (P)1996 Lord Saatchi

What the Critics Say

"A remarkable first novel of awesome accomplishment and quite startling psychological insight." (Ruth Rendell)

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    Claire Douglas 09/05/2015
    Claire Douglas 09/05/2015 Member Since 2015
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    "Mesmerising"

    Beautifully read by Jeremy Irons. A spell binding story which gripped me from beginning to end. I adored this book.

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
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    Sarah BOGNOR REGIS, United Kingdom 21/09/2013
    Sarah BOGNOR REGIS, United Kingdom 21/09/2013 Member Since 2013
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    "Jeremy Irons makes a first class narrator"
    Would you listen to Damage again? Why?

    Yes. It's so twisted, in a good way, I'm sure ill catch even more second time around


    What other book might you compare Damage to, and why?

    9 1/2 weeks is the only comparison I can think of, and that is meant with respect.


    What about Jeremy Irons’s performance did you like?

    Absolutely everything. He has the grit, darkness and depth to carry off so many characters. I had a clear mental picture of every individual. Very spicy.


    Was this a book you wanted to listen to all in one sitting?

    Yes


    Any additional comments?

    I'm not normally into romance stories but this one was so bent and twisted, it was captivating to the end. I only chose it because Irons was the narrator, but hell I'm glad I did. Smut written with class. Fantastic!

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
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    Ms. R. D. Cook 08/02/2017
    Ms. R. D. Cook 08/02/2017

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    "Brutal"

    The story is superficially one of a public figure surrendering to sexual weakness and although, as the reader, one senses throughout the natural consequences of his fall, the impact is yet brutal and shocking in its unfolding. Written in short punchy chapters, the affair is well paced while remaining deliciously viseral and unapologetically raw.

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    Amazon Customer London 02/02/2017
    Amazon Customer London 02/02/2017 Member Since 2015

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    "Two words: Jeremy Irons"
    Would you recommend this audiobook to a friend? If so, why?

    A powerful love story, read brilliantly by Jeremy Irons.


    What was one of the most memorable moments of Damage?

    To reveal the most memorable moment in the book would reveal the most shocking thing in it, so I won't.


    What does Jeremy Irons bring to the story that you wouldn’t experience if you had only read the book?

    I could listen to Jeremy Irons read a telephone directory and it would give me pleasure. He doesn't just read a book, he brings it to life and he voices the characters extraordinarily well.


    If you made a film of this book, what would be the tag line be?

    Already a film.


    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
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    Lynda Edward Penzance 28/01/2017
    Lynda Edward Penzance 28/01/2017 Member Since 2014
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    "Review"

    A devastating story of damage and the impact it has on family and individuals. An apparently simple tale with the resonancevand power of Greek tragedy

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    Benita 26/09/2016
    Benita 26/09/2016 Member Since 2016
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    "Damage"

    Excellent book, though disturbing. Jeremy Irons voice is unique and added to the books contents.

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    ReadingFan 04/10/2014
    ReadingFan 04/10/2014 Member Since 2015

    Ciaran Hurst

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    "The book is excellent the narration is excellent"
    Where does Damage rank among all the audiobooks you’ve listened to so far?

    For me the narration is the best I have listened to. Jeremy Irons is fantastic. So I would put it very near the top


    What did you like best about this story?

    The delivery


    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
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    Red Nell UK 13/04/2013
    Red Nell UK 13/04/2013 Member Since 2014

    Love laughing x

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    "Damage"

    A compelling and interesting listen. Would definately recommend if you love an impossible love story.

    The father in this family is the main character played by Irons. I suppose most would call it a mid life crisis culminating in a tragic accident that robs Irons character of all he holds dear. A compelling read.

    I loved it and will revisit it in the future.



    Narration, I must say is I personally loved Jeremy Irons narration and from now on will be seeking out more books narrated by him.

    5*

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful

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