Book pak BBC Audiobooks America/ Chivers 1996
CS ISBN 0745166660 $54.95 Six cassettes
Could there possibly be anything funnier than Durrell's book about an ordinary chap who inherits an elephant ("Rosy") with a taste for liquor? Yes, there could be, and there is. Even funnier is the same story read aloud by Jamie Glover. His performance is a hoot. In fact, it almost seems as if the author deliberately created a cast of amiable eccentrics just to give Glover a chance to become a dotty aristocrat, a flamboyant defense attorney with a lisp, and an "h"-dropping coffin-maker. Such a merry romp, led by an inebriated Rosy, can be savored by children, parents or grandparents either alone or together on their next hilarious car trip. J.C. Winner of AUDIOFILE Earphones Award ©AudioFile, Portland, Maine [Published: JAN 97]
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