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Yes there is only one new short story. Yes you can buy it standalone for less if you are patient. However, I wanted all the shorts together so this book satisfies my needs. All the shorts together and one new story.
The new one wasn't my favourite ever but it was still enjoyable.
7 of 7 people found this review helpful
I loved the new story and fell in love with the previously released stories all over again. Jodi Taylor is my favorite author and she's never let me down.
ps: read the description, this is a compilation of stories, with intros by the author a new story at the end.
3 of 3 people found this review helpful
Where does The Long and the Short of It rank among all the audiobooks you’ve listened to so far?
This version of the short stories rank highly for me due to the all new introductions to each story. I already have all the previous short stories from audible and this is the icing on the cake.
What was one of the most memorable moments of The Long and the Short of It?
My name is Markham. I enjoyed the stand alone version which was ok-ish but this version narrated by Zara Ramm had me laughing outright.
What does Zara Ramm bring to the story that you wouldn’t experience if you had only read the book?
She brings the whole thing to life and it seems (with a good imagination) that you can actually see events as they enfold, hence the hoots of laughter.
Did you have an emotional reaction to this book? Did it make you laugh or cry?
I always enjoyed the early stories. See notes above regarding My Name is Markham. The new book to the series, Perfect Storm also had me laughing out loud ~ the nutters were at it again with great gobs of detritus flying in all directions.
5 of 5 people found this review helpful
This is a worthy investment purely for the last story, Zara Ramm is the voice of the motley St Mary's crew and although I have the previously published Ebola it was a pleasure to hear them read in their oh so familiar voices.
Jodi Taylor has been asked by many readers to put together a collection of her short stories and it is patently obvious from the description what the book contains so I cannot comprehend those who complain at buying this version only to criticise the fact it is an anthology of previously published works. It's like buying a box of eggs and getting home to complain the box contained eggs not oranges!
I love these stories and hope there are many more to come. Well written with humour and an enviable comradeship by Jodi Taylor the characters are brilliantly brought to life by Zara Ramm, invest your credit wisely and enjoy a trip up and down the timeline in excellent company.
4 of 4 people found this review helpful