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  • The Alteration

  • By: Kingsley Amis
  • Narrated by: Michael Fox
  • Length: 7 hrs and 47 mins
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Summary

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Hubert Anvil is a 10-year-old boy blessed with the voice of an angel. The Church hierarchy decrees that Hubert should be turned into a castrato - an alteration that could bring Hubert fame and fortune, but would also cut him off from an adult world he is curious to discover. 

In a dystopian world where Martin Luther never reformed and where the Holy Office's power is absolute, where will Hubert turn if he decides to defy their wishes? 

©1976 Kingsley Amis (P)2020 Penguin Audio

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