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Extended Audio Sample Selected Shorts: Readers & Writers, by Evelyn Waugh
3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 3.00 (12 ratings) (rate this audio book) Author: Evelyn Waugh Narrator: Tony Roberts, John Shea, Isaiah Sheffer, Leonard Nimoy, Blair Brown, Rochelle Oliver, Christina Pickles Publisher: Symphony Space Format: Unabridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Release Date:
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A boon for booklovers, this audio set features funny, fantastical and poignant stories about people with unique and passionate connections to the written word.

Tony Roberts reads a hilarious Walter R. Brooks story about how Ed - a talking horse - became a voracious reader of adventure tales and mysteries. In a story by Italo Calvino, read by John Shea, a man tries to make the most of his beach holiday by reading and making love at the same time. Leonard Nimoy performs a dark, vintage Evelyn Waugh tickler about a stranded jungle explorer forced to read Dickens aloud. Plus more memorable stories by Ray Bradbury, Molly Giles and Adam Haslett, read by Rochelle Oliver, Blair Brown and Isaiah Sheffer. 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 Mary | 7/5/2013

    " A good audio collection of short stories about readers and writers. I especially liked "The Night Bookmobile" by Audrey, "Exchange" by Ray Bradbury, and "The Writer's Model" by Molly Giles. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 by Jillian | 10/27/2011

    " Great audiobook for book nerds. "

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About the Author
Author Evelyn Waugh

Evelyn Waugh (1903–1966) was born October 28, 1903 in London, England. After short periods as an art student and schoolmaster, he devoted himself to travel and to the writing of novels. His novels are unusually highly wrought and precisely written. Those written before 1939 may be described as satirical. During World War II his writing took a more serious and ambitious turn. Waugh also wrote travel books.