The Fisherman and his Soul

Unabridged Audiobook

Written By: Oscar Wilde

Narrated By: Gregg Margarite

Publisher: LibriVox

Date: January 2011

Duration: 1 hours 21 minutes

Summary:

”The Fisherman and his Soul” is a fairy tale first published in November of 1891 in Wilde’s “A House of Pomegranates”. It tells of a fisherman who nets and falls in love with a mermaid. But to be with her he must shed his soul, which goes off to have adventures of its own. Will forbidden love endure? -- This reader has also recorded the three other tales in “A House of Pomegranates” which can be found in the LibriVox Short Story Collections, volumes 37, 38, and 39. (Summary by Gregg Margarite)

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  • Calvin Flowers

    The narration seems as if read by a robot. No rhythm, no emotion. The story could have been much more enjoyable otherwise.