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Great Humorous Stories

Narrated by: Cathy Dobson
Length: 20 hrs and 20 mins
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A superb anthology of 40 great classic humorous stories.

  • 'A Skinful of Trouble' by Arthur Morrison
  • 'Bats in the Belfry' by Harry Graham
  • 'Mr. Pappas' by A. J. Alan
  • 'The Brazen Serpent' by R. Austin Freeman
  • 'The Man who fell in Love with the Cooperative Stores' by Stella Benson
  • 'The Rival Beauties' by W. W. Jacobs
  • 'The Overcrowded Iceberg' by Morley Roberts
  • 'A Keen Sense of Rumour' by Cosmo Hamilton
  • 'More French than the French' by Christine Jope-Slade
  • 'The Penance' by Saki
  • 'The House of Haddock' by Arthur Morrison
  • 'The Lost Sanjak' by Saki
  • 'The Abandonment of Miss Plum' by Dion Clayton Calthrop
  • 'The Disorder of the Bath' by Arthur Morrison
  • 'The Substitute' by W. W. Jacobs
  • 'The Disappearance of Crispina Umberleigh' by Saki
  • 'The Mad Hatter' by Morley Roberts
  • 'Relics of General Chassé' by Anthony Trollope
  • 'The Conjuror's Revenge' by Stephen Leacock
  • 'The Robe of Peace' by O. Henry

Plus 20 more amusing classic tales.

Public Domain (P)2017 Red Door Audiobooks

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  • karen stott
  • 01-24-18

Difficult to listen to

This is an unusual collection of stories which I struggled to engage with because the narrator had a very irritating voice.

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  • Tony D
  • 01-15-18

Horrific narration

What disappointed you about Great Humorous Stories?

I challenge anybody to be able to get past the second story. The intonation of the narration is all wrong and makes listening to this book a deeply unpleasant and sometimes tortuous experience. Its a crying shame because the stories are good.

How did the narrator detract from the book?

Dreadful, dreadful dreadful narration, intonation.

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refund please.

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