"Cautionary Tales", humorous poems with an implausible moral, are the most widely known of Hilaire Belloc's writings. Supposedly for children, they, like Lewis Carroll's works, are more to adult and satirical tastes. Here, Joyce Grenfell reads a selection.More
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A wonderfully lyrical collection
I would recommend this collection.
This is the first I've heard any of Hilaire Belloc's writings, but I very much enjoyed the style and wit.