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Martin Bannon

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  • 50 Greatest Short Stories

  • By: Terry O'Brien - editor, Terry O'Brien - introduction
  • Narrated by: Fajer Al-Kaisi, Deepti Gupta
  • Length: 22 hrs and 12 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    1 out of 5 stars 1
  • Performance
    1 out of 5 stars 1
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 1

Selected from the best of the world's short fiction, 50 Great Short Stories brings together writings by great masters of the genre. Carefully picked for their timeless quality, listeners are sure to be delighted by the inclusion of such favourites as 'The Gift of the Magi', 'The Lady with the Dog', 'The Curious Case of Benjamin Button', 'Rain' and 'Mrs Packletide's Tiger', to name but a few.

  • 1 out of 5 stars
  • Absolutely terrible narration

  • By Martin Bannon on 24-11-17

Absolutely terrible narration

Overall
1 out of 5 stars
Performance
1 out of 5 stars
Story
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 24-11-17

I could not even make it through Chapter 1. You would think that Audible would vet the narrators beforehand, but it would seem not. Absolutely awful. No emotion or drama to the storytelling, and completely distracted from what otherwise are some fantastic stories.

  • Unusual Short Stories

  • By: Mark Twain, Guy de Maupassant, Stacy Aumonier, and others
  • Narrated by: Cathy Dobson
  • Length: 20 hrs and 54 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    3 out of 5 stars 8
  • Performance
    3 out of 5 stars 8
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 8

Fifty unusual and enchanting short stories.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • 2nd rate

  • By Peter Buchanan on 04-12-17

Terrible Narration

Overall
1 out of 5 stars
Performance
1 out of 5 stars
Story
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 24-11-17

I could not even make it through Chapter 1. You would think that Audible would vet the narrators beforehand, but it would seem not. Absolutely awful.

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