Roderick Hudson
Henry James

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Narrated By: John Lescault

Duration: 14 hours and 12 minutes

What to expect

When impoverished American sculptor Roderick Hudson creates what is described as a work of genius, he is sent to Rome, where he becomes the talk of the city. But Roderick soon loses his inspiration and falls in love with a woman he’ll never be with. Now on a path to self-destruction, can he be saved from himself?

One of Henry James’ first novels, Roderick Hudson is a compelling depiction of an artist whose inflated ambition and temperament gets the better of him.

Genre

Fiction: general and literary, Fiction: general and literary

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