Letters of Two Brides

Honoré de BALZAC (1799 - 1850), translated by R.S. SCOTT ( - )

Letters of Two Brides is an epistolary novel. The two brides are Louise de Chaulieu (Madame Gaston) and Renée de Maucombe (Madame l'Estorade). The women became friends during their education at a convent and upon leaving began a life-long correspondence. For a 17 year period, they exchange letters describing their lives.

Michelle Crandall reads Renee’s letters, and Kara Shallenberg reads Louise’s. Letters from the men in their lives are read by Peter Yearsley, David Barnes, Denny Sayers, and Sean McKinley.

Genre(s): Epistolary Fiction

Language: English

Section Chapter Reader Time
Play 01 Letter 1 Kara Shallenberg
00:29:24
Play 02 Letter 2 Kara Shallenberg
00:13:10
Play 03 Letter 3 Kara Shallenberg
00:10:54
Play 04 Letter 4 Kara Shallenberg
00:09:03
Play 05 Letter 5 Michelle Crandall
00:13:03
Play 06 Letter 6 Peter Yearsley
00:14:43
Play 07 Letter 7 Kara Shallenberg
00:15:49
Play 08 Letter 8 Kara Shallenberg
00:07:51
Play 09 Letter 9 Michelle Crandall
00:03:50
Play 10 Letter 10 Kara Shallenberg
00:06:32
Play 11 Letter 11 Michelle Crandall
00:01:02
Play 12 Letter 12 Kara Shallenberg
00:26:46
Play 13 Letter 13 Michelle Crandall
00:20:56
Play 14 Letter 14 Denny Sayers (d. 2015)
00:03:54
Play 15 Letter 15 Kara Shallenberg
00:20:55
Play 16 Letter 16 Kara Shallenberg
00:04:18
Play 17 Letter 17 Kara Shallenberg
00:04:25
Play 18 Letter 18 Michelle Crandall
00:08:28
Play 19 Letter 19 Kara Shallenberg
00:12:58
Play 20 Letter 20 Michelle Crandall
00:06:27
Play 21 Letter 21 Kara Shallenberg
00:13:06
Play 22 Letter 22 Kara Shallenberg
00:07:43
Play 23 Letter 23 Peter Yearsley
00:08:55
Play 24 Letter 24 Kara Shallenberg
00:16:50
Play 25 Letter 25 Michelle Crandall
00:04:50
Play 26 Letter 26 Kara Shallenberg
00:11:39
Play 27 Letter 27 Kara Shallenberg
00:12:41
Play 28 Letter 28 Michelle Crandall
00:11:00
Play 29 Letter 29 Sean McKinley
00:03:57
Play 30 Letter 30 Kara Shallenberg
00:05:24
Play 31 Letter 31 Michelle Crandall
00:15:01
Play 32 Letter 32 Kara Shallenberg
00:08:20
Play 33 Letter 33 Michelle Crandall
00:02:18
Play 34 Letter 34 Kara Shallenberg
00:00:38
Play 35 Letter 35 Kara Shallenberg
00:05:54
Play 36 Letter 36 Michelle Crandall
00:12:11
Play 37 Letter 37 Kara Shallenberg
00:02:12
Play 38 Letter 38 Michelle Crandall
00:01:52
Play 39 Letter 39 Kara Shallenberg
00:04:08
Play 40 Letter 40 Michelle Crandall
00:10:40
Play 41 Letter 41 Kara Shallenberg
00:04:46
Play 42 Letter 42 Michelle Crandall
00:02:01
Play 43 Letter 43 Kara Shallenberg
00:03:22
Play 44 Letter 44 Kara Shallenberg
00:02:46
Play 45 Letter 45 Michelle Crandall
00:15:41
Play 46 Letter 46 Kara Shallenberg
00:08:28
Play 47 Letter 47 Michelle Crandall
00:01:39
Play 48 Letter 48 Kara Shallenberg
00:23:39
Play 49 Letter 49 David Barnes
00:06:50
Play 50 Letter 50 Michelle Crandall
00:03:37
Play 51 Letter 51 Michelle Crandall
00:11:29
Play 52 Letter 52 Kara Shallenberg
00:18:25
Play 53 Letter 53 Michelle Crandall
00:07:27
Play 54 Letter 54 Kara Shallenberg
00:25:34
Play 55 Letter 55 Michelle Crandall
00:06:01
Play 56 Letter 56 Kara Shallenberg
00:01:29
Play 57 Letter 57 Michelle Crandall
00:12:19