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The Twits

Narrated by: Richard Ayoade
Length: 57 mins
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Summary

Brought to you by Penguin.

Penguin presents the audiobook edition of The Twits by Roald Dahl, read by Richard Ayoade.

Mr Twit is a foul and smelly man with bits of cornflake and sardine in his beard.

Mrs Twit is a horrible old hag with a glass eye.

Together they make the nastiest couple you could ever hope not to meet.

Down in their garden, the ghastly, evil Twits keep Muggle-Wump the monkey and his family locked in a cage.

But not for much longer! Because the monkeys are planning to trick the terrible Twits and make their escape, once and for all.... 

©2014 Roald Dahl (P)2014 Penguin Books Limited

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VERY expensive for an hour

Nothing wrong with story or delivery of the story. But it’s a rip off for an hour of story telling and Amazon should be ashamed at the price or, failing that, their inability to negotiate a fairer price for its customers with the principal.

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Fun and Enjoyable Listen!

I remember reading this in primary school, and since I was (and still am) a fan of Roald Dahl's work, I thought I would re-live some of my childhood.

Very funny and enjoyable story that lasts just under an hour which I listened to whilst out for an evening walk. Definitely recommended for children of primary school age, and those that want to re-live a bit of nostalgia. Also, entertaining narration from Richard Ayoade.

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fantastic! Beautifully read!

my granddaughter and I enjoyed this together. a lot of fun and giggles. Thank you.

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So much nostalgia

I loved the twits as a kid and my brother just got a tone of Roald Dahl books as a prize for getting a good report at the end of year 2. He's so excited to listen with me and I love hearing it again. 10/10

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Excellent reading by Mr. Ayoade!

Great to read in one sitting. I liked the music at the beginning and end as well; it added character to the narration.

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Wonderful

A wonderful story my seven year old son really enjoyed it. Beautiful written. Just the right length that he didn’t get bored.

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Brilliant story

Love Rohl Dahl stories, one of my favourite authors of all time.
listened with my son who also enjoyed the story

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Hilarious book, brilliant narrator!

My daughter and I have been listening to several Roald Dahl audio books and all of them have been great, Really enjoyed this story so much and laughed a lot. I hadn't read this book before but a friend told me about the book (her son dressed up as Mr Twit for World Book Day) and I'll have to now recommend the audio book to her because it's narrated so wonderfully!

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buy it

the narrator really captured the essence of this story and excelled with the character's voices!

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fab x

amazing thing my son love it amazing thankyou so much fun at audible thank you

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  • Anonymous User
  • 13-10-19

The Twits

Richard Ayoade's reading brings Roald Dahl to life. Lovely!! This brought back many childhood memories!

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  • Anonymous User
  • 18-10-18

A great listen

Perfectly read.

Kids loved listening to this story.
Look forward to the next story by the same author.

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  • Claire
  • 29-03-16

Ayoade is a national treasure

This book is amazingly narrated by Ayoade. I would gladly sit and giggle along with my 4yo niece to this wonderful tale. Highly recommended.

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  • erin McGoldrick
  • 06-08-15

Best narrator.

Fantastic narration for this classic Roald Dahl story. An easy five stars, from our eight year old listener.