Peeps at People - Being Certain Papers from the Writings of Anne Warrington Wit…

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(5 stars; 2 reviews)

Written by a fictitious first-person narrator, this book puts a humorous spin on encounters with several famous people of the time. "I set forth from my office in London upon my pilgrimage to the shrines of the world's illustrious. Readers everywhere are interested in the home life of men who have made themselves factors in art, science, letters, and history, and to these people I was commissioned to go." This version has been read as full cast dramatic reading. -- Summary by TriciaG and from the book.
Edited by linny
Proof listeners: DrPGould, and Nemo
Cast (of chapters with more than 2 readers):
Chapter 1. Nansen
Narrator: KHand
Nansen: Nemo
Publisher: Chuck Williamson
Ticket Agent: Foon

Chapter 2. Mr Hall Caine
Narrator: KHand
Mr. Hall Caine: Chuck Williamson
Hackman: Nemo

Chapter 3. Emperor William
Narrator: KHand
Emperor William: Spoken4
Grand High Chamberlain: Foon

Chapter 6. Zola
Narrator: KHand
Zola: Foon
Hussar: Nemo

Chapter 7. Sir Henry Irving
Narrator: KHand
Henry Irving: Ellies
Property Man: Foon

Chapter 8. Ian McLaran
Narrator: KHand
Ian McLaren: Ellies
Maid: Leanne Yau

Chapter 10. The De Reszkes
Narrator: KHand
Edouard De Reszkes: Jim Gallagher
Jean De Reszkes: pmstrahm
Innkeeper: Foon

Chapter 11. Henryk Sienkiewicz
Narrator: KHand
Henryk Sienkiewicz: Ellies
Salesman and Young Woman: Leanne Yau
Edouard De Reszkes: Jim Gallagher
Jean De Reszkes: pmstrahm (2 hr 38 min)


Nansen 12:03 Read by LibriVox Volunteers
Mr Hall Caine 14:03 Read by LibriVox Volunteers
Emperor William 9:56 Read by LibriVox Volunteers
Alfred Austin 11:12 Read by KHand
Andrew Lang 11:35 Read by KHand
Zola 12:12 Read by LibriVox Volunteers
Sir Henry Irving 16:23 Read by LibriVox Volunteers
Ian McLaren 13:24 Read by LibriVox Volunteers
Rudyard Kipling 13:45 Read by KHand
The De Reszkes 13:10 Read by LibriVox Volunteers
Henryk Sienkiewicz 14:42 Read by LibriVox Volunteers
General Weyler 15:54 Read by KHand



(5 stars)

K Hand made this book work for me. Not all readers are in the right business when it comes to reading but Ms K Hand covered for them very well.