The Bell JarAudiobook CD - 2006
The Bell Jar chronicles the crack-up of Esther Greenwood: brilliant, beautiful, enormously talented, and successful, but slowly going under -- maybe for the last time. Sylvia Plath masterfully draws the reader into Esther's breakdown with such intensity that Esther's insanity becomes completely real and even rational, as probable and accessible an experience as going to the movies. Such deep penetration into the dark and harrowing corners of the psyche is an extraordinary accomplishment and has made The Bell Jar a haunting American classic.
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LPL_KimberlyL Aug 13, 2016
This audiobook is wonderful! Maggie Gyllenhaal captures the tone of the heroine perfectly--her narration is languid, yet bewitching. I can't imagine a person more suited for Plath's descriptive prose.