The Humorist

  • by Russell Kane
  • Narrated by Russell Kane
  • 8 hrs and 9 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

Survivor, genius, critic. Murderer. Meet Benjamin Davids White, blessed since his infancy with an extraordinary gift: to understand humour at its deepest level. Yet Benjamin is cursed, too: in all his life, he has never laughed or smiled. At the height of his profession as a comedy critic, yet lacking any kind of human empathy, Benjamin discovers a formula that will allow him to construct the most powerful joke the world has ever known. A joke that has the power to kill....


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Dark humour at its best

What made the experience of listening to The Humorist the most enjoyable?

Excellent reading. Wonderfully twisted black humour.

What about Russell Kane’s performance did you like?

Hos perfect knowledge of the story and the dull, no-smiling way of reading - so important in this book.

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- Stina

Book Details

  • Release Date: 05-03-2012
  • Publisher: Simon & Schuster UK