Chief Bromden, a paranoid schizophrenic, narrates One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest audiobook. He narrates the narrative of Randle P. McMurphy, a new prisoner who is anxious to shake up the mental hospital and stand up against Nurse Ratched, a big nurse.
One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest audiobook takes place at a psychiatric ward in the Pacific Northwest. Chief Bromden, a catatonic half-Indian man pretends to be deaf and dumb to all of the convicts and personnel. Bromden has frequent delusions in which he perceives the room filled with a dense, oppressive fog created by The Combine, a massive mechanical matrix that controls everyone in its grip. Nurse Ratched is in charge of the facility. She is a cold, exact lady with planned movements and a placid, mechanical demeanour.
In One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest audiobook, Nurse Ratched rules the mental hospital with an iron grip, abusing, medicating, and administering electric shock treatment to her victims. Randall Patrick McMurphy, a new patient, arrives at the ward as the narrative begins. He’s a self-described gambler and womanizer. He came from a working farm in Pendleton as part of his statutory rape punishment. He is normal and coherent, and he is just at the hospital to escape the work responsibility.
In One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest audiobook free, McMurphy doesn’t take long to question Nurse Ratched’s control of the unit. McMurphy starts by suggesting that the ward’s timetable should be changed so that all patients can watch the World Series. However, Nurse Ratched quickly recognises her opponent’s obstinacy and promptly labels McMurphy a manipulator. In short, One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest audiobook free is the struggle of wills between defiant McMurphy and stubborn Ratched, which gradually impacts all of the patients in the hospital.
Ken Kesey wrote One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest audiobook, and Robert Faggen wrote its introduction.
Kenneth Elton Kesey was born on September 17, 1935, in La Junta, Colorado. He was a writer, essayist, and countercultural personality from the United States. He saw himself as a bridge between the Beat Generation in the 1950s and the hippies in the 1960s.
Kesey grew up in Springfield, Oregon, and received his bachelor’s degree from the University of Oregon in 1957. After the completion of a graduate program in creative writing at Stanford University, he began to write One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest in 1960. Fortunately, the novel was an instant financial and massive success. To augment his earnings, Kesey took part in government experiments utilising hallucinogenic substances around this time.
His second book, Sometimes a Great Notion, published in 1964, was a big hit that polarised critiques and audiences, although Kesey considered it as his masterpiece.
As a result of drug offences and then feigning suicide, Kesey was under arrest for five months in 1965. He returned to the Willamette Valley soon after and resided in Pleasant Hill, Oregon. There he lived a quiet, family-oriented existence for the remainder of his life. Moreover, he contributed extensively to the literature and reporting to periodicals.
Sailor Song, his third novel received poor reviews in 1992, he reconnected with the Merry Pranksters and began publishing works on the Internet. After that he became ill. Soon afterwards, Kesey underwent liver surgeries to treat a tumour, but he can’t recover and die of complications on November 10 at the age of 66.
The narrator of One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest audiobook is John C. Reilly. Another audiobook that John C. Reilly has also narrated is 8.
The length of One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest audiobook is 10 hours and 32 minutes.
Penguin Audio published One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest audiobook on 07/31/2012.