The Beast's Heart

The Beast's Heart

A Novel of Beauty and the Beast

Downloadable Audiobook - 2019
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A luxuriously magical retelling of Beauty and the Beast set in seventeenth-century France--and told from the point of view of the Beast himself. I am neither monster nor man--yet I am both. I am the Beast. He is a broken, wild thing, his heart's nature exposed by his beastly form. Long ago cursed with a wretched existence, the Beast prowls the dusty hallways of his ruined château with only magical, unseen servants to keep him company--until a weary traveler disturbs his isolation. Bewitched by the man's dreams of his beautiful daughter, the Beast devises a plan to lure her to the château. There, Isabeau courageously exchanges her father's life for her own and agrees to remain with the Beast for a year. But even as their time together weaves its own spell, the Beast finds winning Isabeau's love is only the first impossible step in breaking free from the curse . . .
Publisher: [New York] : Penguin Audio, 2019
Edition: Unabridged
ISBN: 9781984847041
198484704X
Characteristics: 1 online resource (1 sound file (13 hr., 39 min., 14 sec.))
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Additional Contributors: Dale, Jim
Call Number: eAudio

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DCLadults Aug 23, 2017

The Book: A retelling of "Beauty and the Beast" set in 17th century France, told from the Beast's perspective. The Audio: The incomparable Jim Dale will cast a spell on you.


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