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Fry's English Delight (Series 2)

Narrated by: Stephen Fry
Series: Fry's English Delight, Book 2
Length: 1 hr and 52 mins
Categories: Film, Radio & TV, General
5 out of 5 stars (39 ratings)

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Publisher's Summary

National treasure and renowned wit Stephen Fry explores the highways and byways of the English language in these celebrated programmes. 

In each episode, Fry explores the oddities and celebrates the curiosities of the language we use. His love of words is indulged with infectious enthusiasm and intellectual curiosity at all times. 

From puns and metaphors to clichés and gibberish, this famously witty, incisive and engaging series explores the joys of the English language.

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Brilliant

A treasure trove of informative tidbits served up in a tastey bite sized portion.
Can't argue with the price!

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  • Amazon Customer
  • 10-10-2019

Mr Fry Delight

Listening to Mr Fry is delight! Superb as usual. I start to suspect that even a washing mashine manual would be thrilling experience read by him.

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  • 29-09-2019

good but..<br />

still trying to remove from device....not sure if I'm doing something wrong..... sometimes gives option to remove...but not always.... ruins what should be an enjoyable experience!!!!!!

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  • Anonymous User
  • 22-07-2019

Enjoyable lesson<br />

I found this informative and good to listen to. Taught me alot about our English language.

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  • christian
  • 26-06-2019

genius pure genius

Stephen fry can do nothing wrong or average, funny, informative and entertaining. I come away educated after listening to his book.

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  • Rose
  • 03-04-2019

fun<br />

Stephen fry is just so listenable to, even when discussing the word hello! what cheer!