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The Manhood of Edward Robinson

A Short Story
Narrated by: Hugh Fraser
Length: 33 mins

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Sane and sensible Edward Robinson secretly dreams of fast cars, adventurous women, and danger, but his fiancée, Maud, keeps him grounded in reality. When Edward wins money in a newspaper competition, he immediately buys the sleek red car of his dreams without telling Maud. Adventure swiftly ensues, as he is embroiled in high-society scandals that lead him to a significant transformation.

©2012 Agatha Christie (P)2012 HarperCollins Publishers

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  • 07-06-17

A Mitty-esque Gem from Christie

Would you listen to The Manhood of Edward Robinson again? Why?

Most definitely. For the story itself and the narrator.

What did you like best about this story?

The lighthearted nature of it. Just a quick, engaging nice story.

Which character – as performed by Hugh Fraser – was your favorite?


Was this a book you wanted to listen to all in one sitting?

Yes. It could easily be done in one sitting as it's fairly short, between 30 to 40 minutes.