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Download The Thirteen Clocks Audiobook (Unabridged)

Extended Audio Sample The Thirteen Clocks (Unabridged), by James Thurber
4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 4.00 (2,092 ratings) (rate this audio book) Author: James Thurber Narrator: Edward Woodard Publisher: Phoenix Audio Format: Unabridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Release Date:
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The Thirteen Clocks is James Thurber's enduring story of life in a castle where time stands still on every clock at 10 minutes to five. The Duke of the castle ignores time and pays no attention to temperature either. He is a wicked Duke who has hands cold enough to choke a bull. The only warmth he understands is the warm hands of Princess Saralinda, his fair niece, whom he cherishes and protects from suitors. In a comic and poetic way, this story makes us all want to love a Princess and to be a Prince. What's more, we want the 13 castle clocks to whir and tick and tell us that the time is NOW. Download and start listening now!


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  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 by Resmy | 2/17/2014

    " Lovely childrens book "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 by Michael Prewett | 2/15/2014

    " If you don't know what the phrase guggle to zatch means, then this book is for you! Classy, witty, and unconventional, this is Thurber at his best. Find a copy with illustrations by Marc Simont otherwise you'll miss out decidely. "

  • 1 out of 51 out of 51 out of 51 out of 51 out of 5 by Kathryn | 2/13/2014

    " I usually like this type of book, but it just didn't capture me. How this can be a book for children is a bit beyond me, but oh well....I'm glad I read it AND glad it wasn't very long.... "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 by Krisette Spangler | 2/3/2014

    " Thurber has an amazing vocabulary, and I love reading his books just for sheer joy of experiencing what he can do with words. "

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