Blithe Spirit [With Earbuds]
Publish date: February 1st 2009
Edition language: English
, European Literature
, British Literature
, English Literature
Madame Arcati: You say she's visible only to your husband? Ruth Condomine: Yes. Madame Arcati: Visible only to husband. Audible too, I presume? Ruth Condomine: Extremely audible. Blithe Spirit, written in 1941, is a light comedy about a writer, Charles Condomine, who is looking for new material for...
A very close second for my favourite, I found myself laughing out loud more than once as I read. In this story a writer accidentally brings back the ghost of his dead wife, much to the distaste of his current wife. You can't beat that. The work up to the ending is flawless, especially when you consi...
bookshelves: play-dramatisation, amusing Read in December, 2008 Noel Coward's classic comedy, adapted for radio by Bert Coules. When writer Charles Condomine invites a medium to hold a seance at his country house, he anticipates little more than some harmless fakery and a lot of good material for...
It's ok... maybe a bit more than just ok... it's funny and amusing the way british radio drama are. But somehow I don't feel like giving it 3 stars. Maybe because some part of it was predictable and funnily I was hoping the book to end around 3/4 of the story. I mean, really wishing it to just end a...
Noel Coward's classic comedy, adapted for radio by Bert Coules. When writer Charles Condomine invites a medium to hold a seance at his country house, he anticipates little more than some harmless fakery and a lot of good material for his new novel. Instead, he gets a ghostly visitation from his dead...