Taran Wanderer Audiobook by Lloyd Alexander
Taran Wanderer Audiobook is a high fantasy novel by American writer Lloyd Alexander, the fourth of five volumes in The Chronicles of Prydain Audiobook series.
It is the most introspective of the five audiobooks, the lone volume which avoids the label of epic fantasy. Yet it maintains a sense of boundless adventure and expounds themes of bettering oneself in skill and knowledge, even while learning to deal with failure and loss.
According to the author, “he learns to reshape his life out of his own inner resources, for there must not only be an end to childhood but also a beginning of manhood.”
Taran is an Assistant Pig-Keeper no longer – he has become a hero. Now he dreams of winning the hand of Princess Eilonwy, but how can someone who has spent his whole life caring for a pig hope to marry royalty? Taran must find out who he really is. Eager to learn his origins and hoping to discover noble roots, Taran sets off with the faithful Gurgi.
The journey takes the companions to the three witches in the Marshes of Morva and through the many realms of Prydain. At last, they reach the mystical Mirror of Llunet, which reveals a person’s true identity. Yet Taran may not be ready to face the truth…
Why should you listen to Taran Wanderer?
Taran Wanderer Audiobook Mp3 itself falls along the lines of the other Chronicle of Prydain books, with Taran adventuring into the world with his various companions as he continues his own self-exploration. The audiobook grows as rich as ever, with the most important battle being waged inside Taran. It is exquisitely written.
That is the question Taran seeks to answer in audiobook four of the Chronicles of Prydain. Taran has already had many adventures, fought many foes, won several battles, and fallen in love with Princess Eilonwy.
In other words, we have before us the deepest and most philosophical audiobook of the series so far. A book that includes many important lessons that are not limited to the young audience to which it is addressed.
About the narration, James Langton does as good a job as Jim Dale. It was wonderful to listen to him bring Taran and his friends to life.
Taran Wanderer Audiobook Free might be a bit scary for very young children but most ages 7 and up will enjoy the magic and adventure.
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Lloyd Alexander – Taran Wanderer is now available in audible format, almost 6 hrs long, the narration by James Langton, is so enticing that you get hooked instantly.
Narrated by: James Langton
Series: The Prydain Chronicles, Book 4
Length: 6 hrs and 19 mins
Categories: Kids, Ages 8-10