Deaf Sentence

Unabridged Audiobook

Written By: David Lodge

Narrated By: Steven Crossley

Publisher: Whole Story Audiobooks

Date: November 2008

Duration: 11 hours 43 minutes

Summary:

When the university merged his Department of Linguistics with English, Professor Desmond Bates took early retirement, but he is not enjoying it. But his daily discontent is nothing compared to the affliction of hearing loss, which is a constant source of domestic friction and social embarrassment. In the popular imagination, he observes, deafness is comic, as blindness is tragic, but for the deaf person himself it is no joke. It is through his deafness that Desmond inadvertently gets involved with a young woman whose wayward and unpredictable behavior threatens to destabilize his life completely...

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Deaf Sentence

by David Lodge

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