The Inheritors


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The Inheritors: An Extravagant Story (1901) is a quasi-science fiction novel on which Ford Madox Ford and Joseph Conrad collaborated. It looks at society's mental evolution and what is gained and lost in the process. Written before the first World War, its themes of corruption and the effect of the 20th Century on British aristocracy appeared to predict history. In the novel, the metaphor of the "fourth dimension" is used to explain a societal shift from a generation of people who have traditional values of interdependence, being overtaken by a modern generation who believe in expediency, callously using political power to bring down the old order. - Summary by Wikipedia (7 hr 10 min)

Chapters

Chapter 1 30:03 Read by John Burlinson
Chapter 2 19:11 Read by John Burlinson
Chapter 3 25:37 Read by John Burlinson
Chapter 4 25:58 Read by John Burlinson
Chapter 5 20:20 Read by Chuck Williamson
Chapter 6 26:36 Read by Jim Locke
Chapter 7 13:31 Read by Michael Fassio
Chapter 8 22:09 Read by Kathleen Moore
Chapter 9 17:20 Read by Kathleen Moore
Chapter 10 30:49 Read by Kathleen Moore
Chapter 11 22:05 Read by Kathleen Moore
Chapter 12 18:24 Read by Kathleen Moore
Chapter 13 24:49 Read by Kathleen Moore
Chapter 14 25:08 Read by Michael Fassio
Chapter 15 27:01 Read by Michael Fassio
Chapter 16 17:04 Read by Michael Fassio
Chapter 17 25:39 Read by Kathleen Moore
Chapter 18 26:14 Read by Kathleen Moore
Chapter 19 12:40 Read by Michael Fassio