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Selected Shorts: Even More Laughs

Length: 3 hrs and 6 mins
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From silly chuckles to rueful ironic glee to deep cosmic laughter, this new volume of humorous tales samples the best of recent seasons of the popular public radio series Selected Shorts.

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Great fun

Listened to this collection of short stories over a few days on my daily commute - such laugh out loud moments and a great variety of subject matter and style.

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  • Michael
  • 30-08-2012

Even more laughs than what?

I am a very big fan of short stories and have listened to the Selected Shorts program for over 20 years. I have heard many really funny stories over the years. These are mostly humorous, but not really among the funniest. Indeed check out the American Classics volume for some really funny (and touching and creepy) stories. Several of these stories were really trying to be funny, but did not work for me.

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  • Timo
  • 02-12-2010

Smiling more than laughing

Ironically the best story from this compilation was the once that was given away for free. My main problem with this audiobook is that a lot of the stories aren't that funny. Yes, I probably smiled a little during each of them but really didn't laugh all that much.

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  • utente verificato
  • 14-02-2012

First time laughing on a book

Really enjoable, 6 out of 8 are excellent and acted out really great, the other two are pretencious and not ironic at all

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  • Jessey
  • 19-10-2016

it was good

had an old flavor to it but was entertaining at its core to see how humor was back then

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  • Stuart
  • 01-12-2010

Just...just bad

I'm a lover of dry, wry wit...but for god's sake, this is horrible. This is the sort of dribble you dread sitting through at a boring friend's dinner party.

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  • Ruth Cassidy
  • 02-03-2020

awful

stilted awful book great narrators abysmal writing don't waste your money.on this one huge bore

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