• Selected Shorts: The Man Who Liked Dickens

  • By: Evelyn Waugh
  • Narrated by: Leonard Nimoy
  • Length: 38 mins
  • Original Recording
  • Release date: 07-17-12
  • Language: English
  • Publisher: Symphony Space, Inc
  • 4.3 (38 ratings)

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Publisher's Summary

A dark, vintage Evelyn Waugh tickler about a stranded jungle explorer forced to read Dickens aloud.
Selected Shorts is a weekly public radio show broadcast on over 130 stations to about 300,000 listeners. It is produced by Symphony Space and WNYC Radio and distributed by Public Radio International. The radio show is recorded live at the popular New York City stage show which began in 1985 and still enjoys sell-out audiences today at the Peter Sharp Theater at Symphony Space on Broadway and 95th Street in New York City. Selected Shorts is one of the premiere reading series in New York City. The Selected Shorts podcast consistently ranks as one of the most popular podcasts on iTunes.
©2012 Symphony Space, Inc (P)2012 Symphony Space, Inc
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By Patricia L. Schwatka on 04-23-17

The man who liked Dickens

Very interesting story and very well read by Leonard Nimoy..
Long enough to tell an involved plot, but brief enough to keep your interest all the way through to the end.. I enjoyed it very much.

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By Kristy Madden on 11-28-15

A Haunting Tale

I really like this story and the way that Leonard Nimoy narrated it. Set in the wilds of South America during colonial times, it hauntingly captures the loneliness and isolation which western settlers must have felt. Very spooky too, with a surprise ending.

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By Joseph Whitbourn on 07-25-15

edgy and well told

an excellent narration of a striking story about life beyond civilisation. as ever Waugh's humour is cut with a bittersweet edge.

a handful of dust by the same author would be a good read to follow.

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