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4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 4.00 (15 ratings) (rate this audio book) Author: Stacy Aumonier Narrator: Peter Joyce Publisher: Assembled Stories Format: Unabridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Release Date: July 2011 ISBN:
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Stacy Aumonier was profoundly in love with life, and impregnated through and through by curiosity about life and its manifestations. All types were fish to his net; and he has given us the fruits of his passion for existence with a deft and always interesting fidelity. He is never heavy, never boring, and never really trivial and can't he write? John Galsworthy.

The stories are: Miss Bracegirdle Does Her Duty, Face, One Sunday Morning, A Source of Irritation, Where Was Wych Street, The Bent Tree, The Great Unimpressionable, An Adventure In Bed, Little White Frock, The Spoil-Sport, The Funny Man's Day, Old Iron.

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About the Author

Stacy Aumonier (1877–1928) was a British writer, best known for his outstanding short stories. Nobel Prize winner John Galsworthy described Aumonier as “one of the best short story writers of all time.” Aumonier wrote over eighty-five short stories in his lifetime. His intensely visual prose and captivating plots meant his works were readily adaptable to the cinema screen, and several of his short stories were adapted by Alfred Hitchcock.

About the Narrator

Peter Joyce trained at Rose Bruford College and won the Radio Prize. There followed a catalog of repertory work throughout the United Kingdom including two years at the prestigious Victoria Theatre, Stoke on Trent. His credits include appearances with the Royal Shakespeare Company in the West End and he is currently the director of two companies: Assembled Stories, which records classic literature onto CD, and Past Present Science, for which he travels the world performing his one man shows about Galileo and Newton.