• Summoned by the Bells

  • A Life in Verse
  • By: John Betjeman
  • Narrated by: John Betjeman
  • Length: 1 hr and 59 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook
  • Release date: 09-10-08
  • Language: English
  • Publisher: BBC Worldwide Limited
  • 4.5 out of 5 stars 4.3 (18 ratings)

Summary

In the famous tones of Sir John himself this magnificent autobiography in verse poignantly describes the pains and pleasures of growing up. "Summoned by Bells can hardly help being a landmark.../one seems to be living his childhood and boyhood with him." -Stephen Spender
©2008 BBC Audiobooks Ltd (P)2008 BBC Audiobooks Ltd
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4 out of 5 stars
By Hilary on 18-01-16

A beautiful listen

What a treat to hear John Betjeman reading his verse early autobiography summoned by bells (no 'the' as per the Audible name) A gentle enjoyable relaxing listen which made me smile.

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