Pigs Is Pigs

  • by Ellis Parker Butler
  • Narrated by Cathy Dobson
  • 0 hrs and 22 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

Ellis Parker Butler (1869-1937) was an American author of more than 30 books and more than 2,000 stories and essays. He is best known for his famous short story Pigs Is Pigs, in which a bureaucratic stationmaster insists on levying the livestock rate for a shipment of two pet guinea pigs, which soon start proliferating exponentially.

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The narrator's accent ruins this

I remember seeing the old Disney cartoon as a kid with used this story as a basis for its plot. So I was delighted to find a copy of the story being read here on Audible. Fired it up and hoped to be entertained for the 30 minutes that it took to have this read. Instead I lost interest at the 10 minute mark because the narrator either normal accent or what sounds like an exaggerated Irish-American accent ruins the story for me. I lost what was happening and the main gist of the argument with the various levels of bureaucracy at the home office. I didn't even realize the story ended until I heard the "this was audible..." tag.
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- Charles B.

Book Details

  • Release Date: 03-23-2015
  • Publisher: Red Door Audiobooks