Walden by Henry David Thoreau (Free Audio Book)
Narrated by Gord Mackenzie
Walden is a non-fiction book that detailed the life of Henry David Thoreau had during his two year, two months and two days stay living around the shores of Walden Pond. This is a free audiobook edition of what is called neither an autobiography nor a novel. In fact, Walden is more of Thoreau’s critique towards Western society and its aspects both negative and positive. Thoreau crafts a stark and unflinching view of how human society conducts itself concerning issues in economy, law and solitude.
Inserted throughout the novel are Thoreau’s own experiences living in Walden Pond itself and notes of the various floras, fauna and community surrounding it and how he was treated during his stay in the area. This free audiobook edition of Walden shows the philosophical musings and existential approach that piqued at Henry David Thoreau’s mind. This free audiobook is narrated by Gord Mackenzie and is available for download online in Librivox.
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