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Expand your enjoyment of literature with A CONFEDERACY OF DUNCES by John Kennedy Toole (unabridged). This interactive mash-up experience contains a multitude of features and content to help take you beyond the words, by providing a 5-star professional reading, background extras, and more.NOTE: This app is fully accessible, and includes support for VoiceOver.A Confederacy of Dunces is a complex story, revolving around the clumsy, comedic misadventures of Ignatius J. Reillyan aspiring author living with his mother who suddenly finds himself in need of a job and goes on a quixotic quest to find it.This book was the winner of the 1981 Pulitzer Prize in Fiction, and the audiobook production was the Kliatt Editors' Choice in 2007.Self-contained, this app is perfect for your commute, on a trip, or while relaxing. This app was built especially for your iPhone, iPad, or iPod Touch, meaning it fits your device perfectly. The audio is of higher-than-normal quality, making for a great listening experience that will not tire your ears or grate on your nerves.This was professionally recorded at the Blackstone Audio studios by professional narrator Barrett Whitener. EXPERIENCE. About 14.5 hours of narration. Created on the Folium enhancedAudio framework, this app includes extra functions and features not found in either e-book readers or audiobook players. PLAY IT YOUR WAY. Listening at home or the office? Tap into remote speakers with AirPlay. CONTROL IT. The audio player offers multi-speed fast forward/reverse, jump ahead/back, chapter skip, volume control, plus a one-touch chapter browser. The scrub bar lets you point anywhere inside a chapter with just a tap, and now you can shakenpause to temporarily halt playback instantly without looking at the screen. SLEEP TIMER. Have you ever fallen asleep watching TV or listening to a book? If so, you'll love this feature. Once set, the playback will stop, place a bookmark, and allow you to jump back to where you probably began dozing. OFFLINE LISTENING. You are airline-approved! Once youve downloaded the app, youre free from the threat of an interrupted connection. Downloads usually take just 5-10 minutes, but depend upon your network speed. CLEAR & ELEGANT DESIGN. Simple, clean, intuitive, and intelligent. CHAPTER TIMINGS. Always know how much time it will take to finish a chapter. Plus, the progress bar at the top of the screen shows how far into the recording youve come. AUTO-BOOKMARKING. The player remembers where you stopped listening and returns to that exact spot when you open the app again. TELL-A-FRIEND. An easy way to recommend the book to your friends. FEEDBACK. Share your ideas for functions, and features. We are very responsive to our listeners and appreciate all feedback and ideas. GET MORE. Other titles that you might enjoy are updated over time, helping you find that next great experience to enjoy.RATING: Suitable for adults who enjoy mature works of comedic genius.___________________A Confederacy of Dunces has been reviewed almost everywhere, and every reviewer has loved it. For once, everyone is right. (Rolling Stone)His story bursts with wholly original characters, denizens of New Orleans lower depths, incredibly true-to-life dialogue, and the zaniest series of high and low comic adventures. What a delight, what a roaring, rollicking, footstomping wonder this book is! I laughed until my sides ached, and then I laughed on. (Chicago Sun-Times)
What's new in this version:
Added compatibility for iOS 5 Miscellaneous bug fixes Updated user interface and experience