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Download According to Queeney Audiobook (Unabridged)

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3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 3.00 (269 ratings) (rate this audio book) Author: Beryl Bainbridge Narrator: Miriam Margolyes Publisher: AudioGO Format: Unabridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Release Date:
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In 1764, the great Samuel Johnson, irascible genius and the toast of all society, is plagued by ill health and has become jaded with his bickering dependants. Suffering from a bout of melancholy, he accepts an introduction to the table of Henry Thrale, a wealthy Southwark brewer, and his vivacious wife Hester. It is left to Hester's neglected oldest daughter, named after her mother but known as Queeney, to provide her own sharp commentary on the destruction that ensues. Download and start listening now!

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  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 by Gill | 1/11/2014

    " Read this on holiday otherwise I may not have got through it, I feel like I must be missing something here but found it rather hard work and maybe a little bit too clever? "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 by Jo Ann Hall | 12/6/2013

    " Brilliant prose, ideas. I was sorry to see this end, but luckily for me, Bainbridge is prolific. "

  • 1 out of 51 out of 51 out of 51 out of 51 out of 5 by Madelaine | 12/6/2013

    " Couldn't finish this (life is too short to read a book I don't enjoy) "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 by Rex Deverell | 12/2/2013

    " So this is everything you want to know about Samuel Johnson and more. The research is meticulous - things I thought were fictitious turned out to be based solidly in fact. The novel took me into an era I knew only in the vaguest terms. "

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