The Idiot at home

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(4.6 stars; 9 reviews)

The Idiot returns along with Ms Idiot and their two children, Mollie and Tommy, move into their first house in suburbia. What follows are encounters with his companions from his boarding house days, Coffee and Repartee, along with new characters that inhabit suburbia with the unassailable logic of the Idiot and Mrs Idiot regarding various aspects of life in the suburbs, starting with why the knowledge of an egg beater is more important than that of Wagner. Which story is your favourite? (Introduction by Kim) (4 hr 3 min)


By Way of Introduction 14:25 Read by John Kellow
A Little Dinner to Some Old Friends 16:52 Read by John Kellow
In the Library 14:32 Read by John Kellow
As to a Small Dinner 18:14 Read by larryhayes7
On the Maintenance of An Attic 15:27 Read by JudyDerby
The Idiot's Garden 18:10 Read by larryhayes7
Household Poetry 13:20 Read by Kathleen Moore
Some Consideration of the Hired Man 13:12 Read by Kathleen Moore
On Social Accounts 11:25 Read by Kathleen Moore
As to Santa Claus 12:59 Read by Mike Harris
As to New-Year's Day 16:42 Read by Mike Harris
Some Domestic Intentions 15:02 Read by JudyDerby
A Suburban Complication 15:28 Read by Patrick McHaffie
Some Consideration of the Moth 14:08 Read by John Kellow
Some Consideration of the Burglar 16:04 Read by Kevin Callon Boyle
Conclusion 17:15 Read by John Kellow