The Importance of Being Earnest (version 2)

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(4.3 stars; 40 reviews)

Oscar Fingal O’Flahertie Wills Wilde (1854 – 1900) was an Irish playwright, novelist, poet, and author of short stories. Known for his barbed wit, he was one of the most successful playwrights of late Victorian London, and one of the greatest celebrities of his day.

In Wilde’s classic play The Importance of Being Earnest, Jack Worthing and Algernon Moncrieff discover the perils of love, assumed identities, and telling the truth. (Summary by Toby Paradis and Wikipedia)

LibriVox cast:
John Worthing, J.P.: Hans-Stefan Ducharme
Algernon Moncrieff: Simon Ferland
Rev. Canon Chasuble, D.D.: Toby Paradis
Merriman, Butler: Toby Paradis
Lane, Manservant: Toby Paradis
Lady Bracknell: Sarah A. Farnham
Hon. Gwendolen Fairfax: Nyssa Gatcombe
Cecily Cardew: Rebecca Bailey
Miss Prism, Governess: Eileen Nadeau
Sound Tech - Keagan Rae (1 hr 47 min)


Act One 37:49 Read by LibriVox Volunteers
Act Two 44:39 Read by LibriVox Volunteers
Act Three 25:13 Read by LibriVox Volunteers


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(1 stars)

Act 3 can't get loaded? Love the narration!

Really funny!

(3.5 stars)

This was a really funny book and the voices were great. They did, however, stutter and mess up on their reading quite a bit. Other than that, it was a great book and with great voices! :)

21102015 Nice Story

(4 stars)

The narrators are very good here. The story is funny. Four stars for Bunbury alone!

(2 stars)

Readings were fine but flat . Did not like the way they did the narrations.