The Idiot


Read by Gregg Margarite (1957-2012)

(4.2 stars; 85 reviews)

The Idiot is anything but, yet his fellow boarders at Mrs. Smithers-Pedagog’s home for single gentlemen see him as such. His brand of creative thought is dismissed as foolishness yet it continues to get under their skin, because when you’re beneath contempt you can say what you please. – This is the first of John Kendrick Bang’s “Idiot” books and was published by Harper and Brothers in 1895. (Summary by Gregg Margarite) (2 hr 17 min)

Chapters

1 – The Idiot (Chapters 1 – 4) 48:32 Read by Gregg Margarite (1957-2012)
2 – The Idiot (Chapters 5 – 9) 48:26 Read by Gregg Margarite (1957-2012)
3 – The Idiot (Chapters 10 – 12) 40:49 Read by Gregg Margarite (1957-2012)

Reviews

love it

(5 stars)

I really enjoy all of John K. Bangs books and really enjoyed all three books about the Idiot. The above summary says it all about the story line. The idiot is as madding as always and drives everyone else mad as well. Good job of reading thanks.

Wonderful story

(5 stars)

This is yet another work of John Kendrick Banks that has left me smiling warmly and wanting more. The narration was, of course, perfect.

(4.5 stars)

At first the reader's voice kinda put me off this. It's kind of like a deep voice, that sounded almost flat & robotic, but after the first chapter their voice grew on me much like the Idiot on his housemates.

Excellent!

(5 stars)

I need say no more but I will. The writing and the reading are flawless. Best I've heard so far and I've listened to a lot!

I enjoyed the story. The voice of the reader made it less enjoyable.

(3 stars)

The idiot

(5 stars)

Well read, fun listen - thanks!

my fave reader and book pair

(5 stars)

💫💫🖤🖤🖤💫💫

this is one of my favorte books

(4.5 stars)