AudioFile - Find your next great audiobook
Get our Newsletter


Earphones Award Winner

by | Read by Rupert Degas

Classics • 22 hrs. • Unabridged • © 1930

English-Australian narrator Rupert Degas has a grand time giving voice to Saki's (Hector Hugh Munro, 1870-1916) many tales of blustering, tyrannical aunts; mischievous children; and that most important of all English inventions--the twit. Saki was a master of light journalism and short fiction and was known for his barbed descriptions of upper-crust English life and his ingenious plot twists. Degas is especially deft at accentuating the darker and more cynical tones in some of Saki's best-known works, such as "The Jesting of Arlington Stringham," "The Unrest-Cure," "Tobermory," and the witty examination of reincarnation in "Laura." Satirical, sly, and sophisticated--listen closely, and you'll hear why everyone from P.G. Wodehouse to Monty Python owes a huge debt of gratitude to this Edwardian comic genius. B.P. Winner of AudioFile Earphones Award © AudioFile 2021, Portland, Maine [Published: AUGUST 2021]

Trade Ed. • Naxos AudioBooks • 2021

DD ISBN 9781781983652 $54.00

Advertisement Advertisement
The latest audiobook reviews, right in your inbox.

Get our FREE Newsletter and discover a world of audiobooks.


AudioFile Newsletter

Let us recommend your next great audiobook!

No algorithms here!
We pick great audiobooks for you.
Sign up for our free newsletter with audiobook love from AudioFile editors.

If you are already with us, thank you! Just click X above.


Thank you for signing up.



Thank you for contacting us!

Our group will review and follow up within 72 hours.
Thanks for your interest!

Back Home ×


Thank you for signing up!

Our group will review and follow up soon.

Back Home ×