The Gropes

  • by Tom Sharpe
  • Narrated by Michael Tudor Barnes
  • 5 hrs and 9 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

The Gropes are an old English family based in Northumberland, separated from the rest of society and as eccentric as they come. It is a line dominated by strong-willed and oversexed women, determined to produce more female heirs regardless of whether their desired partners are willing....
At the dawn of the new millennium, timid and gormless teenager Esmond is abducted and lured to Grope Hall by a descendant of the Gropes. Young Esmond is powerless to escape, and his kidnap sets in motion a stream of farcical events.

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The Throwback revisited !

Was a poor rework of the book written in 1978 by the same author - too many similarities in plot and characterisation to that piece
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- Mr Peter F Walmsley

cracking story brilliantly read

An excellently read audiobook of a lesser known Tom Sharpe book. just wish more were available!
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- Pears

Book Details

  • Release Date: 11-12-2009
  • Publisher: ISIS Audio Books