Confessions, volumes 3 and 4

Unabridged Audiobook

Written By: Jean Jacques Rousseau

Narrated By: Martin Geeson

Publisher: LibriVox

Date: January 2016

Duration: 5 hours 23 minutes

Summary:

"The smallest, the most trifling pleasure that is conveniently within my reach, tempts me more than all the joys of paradise."

Here again is the youthful, hero-worshipping Jean-Jacques - displaying an emotional immaturity that leads him into picaresque escapades in the company of transients and misfits, always ending in reunion with mother-surrogate Madame de Warens.

In a literally unprecedented gesture of self-revelation, Rousseau opens Volume 3 exposing himself indecently in dark alleyways. This 1903 edition fails to appreciate the humorous strangeness of the passage and removes it to protect the reader. (Summary by Martin Geeson)

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Confessions, volumes 3 and 4

by Jean Jacques Rousseau

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Confessions, volumes 3 and 4, Jean Jacques Rousseau