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The Hoop

Narrated by: Cathy Dobson
Length: 9 mins

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Summary

Fedor Sologub (1863-1927) was a mystic, a realist and a writer of novels and outstanding short stories in the Dostoyevsky school.

"The Hoop" is very representative of his evocative work. It tells the story of an old man who is captivated by the sight of a young child playing with a hoop. The image embeds itself in his psyche and from it, right at the end of his life, he finally learns how to live in the moment.

Public Domain (P)2015 Red Door Audiobooks

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  • William E. Hendry
  • 24-05-15

A life, like childhood.

What made the experience of listening to The Hoop the most enjoyable?

I never think of myself as an old man, because, unlike this old man I had 'hoops and hoops.'

What other book might you compare The Hoop to and why?

Unique to me.

Which character – as performed by Cathy Dobson – was your favorite?

Grand story teller.

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

Yes.

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