AudioFile - Find your next great audiobook
Get our Newsletter

BELIEVE ME A Memoir of Love, Death, and Jazz Chickens

by | Read by Eddie Izzard

Biography & Memoir • 14.5 hrs. • Unabridged • © 2017

British comedian Eddie Izzard's autobiography is certainly not a linear affair. His narration incorporates his comedic style with whimsical, jumpy, frenetic asides and frequent lapses into semi-neurotic stream-of-consciousness monologues. Helpfully, he does bookend these frequent asides with comments like "end of long, windy footnote," but listening to the book requires a certain degree of attention to identify when Izzard is starting and ending these tangents. His pacing is relatively slow, helping to keep all the asides from becoming too distracting. Izzard describes his childhood, including losing his mother at an early age, attending boarding school, attempting to get into show business, and coming out as transvestite/transgender, providing insight into how he developed his stage persona. S.E.G. © AudioFile 2017, Portland, Maine [Published: JULY 2017]

Advertisement

Formats

Trade Ed. • Penguin Audio • 2017

CD ISBN 9781611764697 $50.00 • Twelve CDs

DD ISBN 9780698411012 $25.00

 

Library Ed. • Books on Tape • 2017

CD ISBN 9781101924945 $50.00 • Twelve CDs

DD ISBN 9781101924952 $95.00

Get our Newsletter
Connect with AudioFile
envelope

AudioFile Newsletter

Let us recommend your next great audiobook!

No algorithms here!
We pick great audiobooks for you.
Sign up for our free newsletter with audiobook love from AudioFile editors.

If you are already with us, thank you! Just click X above.

×

Thank you for signing up.

×

Thanks!

Thank you for contacting us!

Our group will review and follow up within 72 hours.
Thanks for your interest!

Back Home ×