Burning Bright
John Steinbeck

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Narrated By: Richard Poe

Duration: 2 hours and 53 minutes

What to expect

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'A man can't scrap his bloodline, can't snip the thread of immortality.' Such is the strength of Joe Saul's desperate longing for a child, that he feels as if a dark curse is upon him after three unfruitful years of marriage. Yet unbeknown to him, he is sterile. His beautiful, young, devoted wife loves him so much that she secretly conceives the child of another man. But when Joe discovers her deception, his anguish is greater than ever before... A powerful, tragic and deeply moving tale.

© John Steinbeck 1950 (P) Penguin Audio 2020

Genre

Modern & contemporary fiction

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