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In the famous tones of Sir John himself this magnificent autobiography in verse poignantly describes the pains and pleasures of growing up.

"Summoned by Bells can hardly help being a landmark.../one seems to be living his childhood and boyhood with him." -Stephen Spender

©2008 BBC Audiobooks Ltd (P)2008 BBC Audiobooks Ltd

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  • Hilary
  • 01-18-16

A beautiful listen

What a treat to hear John Betjeman reading his verse early autobiography summoned by bells (no 'the' as per the Audible name) A gentle enjoyable relaxing listen which made me smile.

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