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1000 Years of Laughter (Compilation)

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XC 4269
 
1000 Years of Laughter (Compilation)
ISBN: 9789629547028
Download Size: 237 Mb
Running Time (H:M): 05:03:51
Release Date: November 2002
Originally recorded in 2002
Author
David Timson
Producer
Nicolas Soames
Reader
Jonathan Keeble
Reader
Carole Boyd
Reader
Griff Rhys Jones
Reader
John Moffatt
Reader
Cathy Sara
Genre:
Spoken Word
Classic Fiction

Available in two high quality 16bit formats selectable from your download page.
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1000 Years of Laughter (Compilation)
David Timson
Read by Cathy Sara
Laughter is unique to man. This delightful anthology presents some of the funniest extracts in English literature. David Timson starts with Anglo-Saxon riddles and continues with medieval memories, Tudor comic turns and Restoration buffoonery. The rise of the novel in the eighteenth century brought classic humour from Swift, Sterne and Smollet, passing the mantle to Charles Dickens in the nineteenth century. Included here are rarities as well, from the antiquarian's cupboard. There are also excerpts from children's literature and twentieth-century classics as diverse as Dorothy Parker and P. G. Wodehouse. An entertainment from start to finish.




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