Top Ten Tuesday: Audio Freebie: Dream Narrators, Men Only Version

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Sorry, I fell short of the full ten this week. Better luck next time.

Some of these performers have recorded audio books, but not ones I have listened. Others are just my dream narrators.

Jeremy Irons

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Jeremy Irons–my all-time favorite male voice! He has recorded Brideshead Revisited and, of course, Lolita. I know Brideshead too well to bother listening to it and Lolita is not interesting to me. Maybe though he’ll do a new audiobook before too long, but given his reputation for playing sickos, I imagine any book would be disturbing. What a waste of a superb voice! He should be the lord of the manor–and not an evil one.

Sam Elliott

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Perfect for westerns, or cowboy romances.

Sean Connery

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Sadly, it’s too late in the day I imagine, to expect a new audiobook from Sean Connery. But, oh that voice! Perfect for kilted romances.

David Cameron

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A man can be disliked and still have an interesting voice. A chinless wonder of the highest order to read a high society book or a tale of wrong-doing in Parliament or a slippery adviser to a Monarch would all be great audio stories for him.

 

Paul McCartney

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Paul would be wonderful narrating any number of fun books. A family vacation story, a hapless love affair book with a good ending–anything fun.

Bruce Springsteen

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The Boss would have been perfect for Shot Gun Love Songs, but any down-on-your luck, guy books or road trip away from bad luck book would be his thing.

Hugh Grant

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I’d love Hugh to read the male lead in a multi-performer romcom or chicklit.

Robbie Coltrane

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Robbie, in his Hagrid voice, would be perfect to read a children’s fantasy series–not HP but some other new adventure.

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13 thoughts on “Top Ten Tuesday: Audio Freebie: Dream Narrators, Men Only Version

  1. Bonnie @ For the Love of Words

    Oh man, Jeremy Irons is a fantastic narrator. I did listen to Lolita and I’m not sure I would have been able to get through it nearly as fast in print. I’ll have to maybe give Brideshead Revisited a listen someday. 🙂

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