Maria Chapdelaine

Unabridged Audiobook

Written By: Louis Hémon

Narrated By: LibriVox Volunteers

Publisher: LibriVox

Date: January 2016

Duration: 5 hours 7 minutes

Summary:

Maria Chapdelaine is one of the most famous French Canadian novels. It is the love story of Maria Chapdelaine, daughter of a peasant family in the Saguenay-Lac-St-Jean region of Quebec, in the 1900s. It is often seen as an allegory of the French Canadian people, describing simple joys and great tragedies, the bonds of family, the importance of faith, and the strength of body and spirit needed to endure the harshness of life in Canada's northern wilderness. (Summary by Kim S and Sarah Jennings)

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