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"A Class Act"
I've listened to and enjoyed all of the William books read by Martin Jarvis, they are an example of everything a talking book should be. These books were not originally written as kids books but were for adults - they are beautifully crafted pieces of English and an example to everyone of how to tell a short story. Each "Adventure" is about 15 minutes long and follows the exploits of William Brown and his gang - "The Outlaws". Its amazing how understandable his attitudes are even though the stories were first written about 80 years ago and relate to English Middle Class values and households with maids and gardeners etc.
Finally if there was an Olympic event for narrators Martin Jarvis would be the multiple Gold medal winner. I can't recommend these books enough but please, please give them a try and Audible please get the rest of the books!
Not a good version of this great classic. No track breaks between stories mean this item is difficult to navigate and tedious to use. Audible does not do Crompton justice
"Response to the reading of "Just William""
Some stories ended too abruptly,spoiling the effect of the climax of the story. Otherwise very enjoyable.
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