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The uncommon reader

Author: Alan Bennett
Publisher: Bath, England : Chivers Audio Books : BBC Audiobooks, ℗2008.
Edition/Format:   Audiobook : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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It was the corgis' fault. When they strayed through the grounds of Buckingham Palace, the Queen discovered the City of Westminster travelling library. The Queen has never had much time for reading - pleasure's always come second place to duty- 'though now that one is here I suppose one ought to borrow a book'. She is about to discover the ioys of literature, albeit late in life. One book leads to another and the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Audiobooks
Fiction
Named Person: Elizabeth, Queen of Great Britain
Material Type: Fiction, Audio book, etc.
Document Type: Sound Recording
All Authors / Contributors: Alan Bennett
ISBN: 9781405605519 1405605510
OCLC Number: 236082897
Notes: Chivers audio books: CAB 3285.
Complete and unabridged.
Performer(s): Reader: Alan Bennett.
Description: 3 audiocassettes (2 hr., 42 min.) : 1 7/8 ips, 2 track ; in 1 container
Responsibility: by Alan Bennett.

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It was the corgis' fault. When they strayed through the grounds of Buckingham Palace, the Queen discovered the City of Westminster travelling library. The Queen has never had much time for reading - pleasure's always come second place to duty- 'though now that one is here I suppose one ought to borrow a book'. She is about to discover the ioys of literature, albeit late in life. One book leads to another and the Queen is soon engrossed in the delights of reading' However' this uncommon reader creates an uncommon problem' The royal household dislikes the Queen's new interest; it makes them uneasy' Books are devices that ignite the imagination. And devices like that are likely to explode.

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