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The Adventures of Doctor Eszterhazy (Unabridged)
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Narrator: Robert Blumenfeld
Format: Unabridged
Release Date: January 2012
Audio Length: 17.75 hours
Rating: 44 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 (19 ratings)
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Publisher Summary

Award-winning author, narrator, and screenwriter Neil Gaiman personally selected this book, and, using the tools of the Audiobook Creation Exchange (ACX), cast the narrator and produced this work for his audiobook label, Neil Gaiman Presents.

A few words from Neil on The Adventures of Doctor Eszterhazy: We picked the Eszterhazy stories for Neil Gaiman Presents because I wanted to convey the joy and delight of Avram Davidson's short stories. This is the first place all of the Eszterhazy stories have been collected together, including The Odd, Old Bird, which was not part of the print edition of The Adventures of Doctor Eszterhazy, but could be found instead in the collection The Other Nineteenth Century. If you love fantasy, if you love alternate worlds, or if you just love good stories well-told, that's who Avram Davidson is - someone who knows a great deal more than you do and is damned if both of you aren't going to have a great time in Scythia-Pannonia-Transbalkania.

Avram Davidson (April 23, 1923 - May 8, 1993) was an American Jewish writer of fantasy fiction, science fiction, and crime fiction, as well as the author of many stories that do not fit into a genre niche. He won a Hugo Award and three World Fantasy Awards in the science fiction and fantasy genre, a World Fantasy Life Achievement award, and a Queen's Award and an Edgar Award in the mystery genre.

This invaluable collection of Avram Davidson's resonant, witty short stories describes some incidents in the career of many-times-Doctor Engelbert Eszterhazy, loyal subject of the Triune Monarchy of Scythia- Pannonia-Transbalkania, located in a 19th-century Europe whose political landscape will be, after a little reflection, familiar to most fantasy listeners. Enquire with Doctor Eszterhazy into curious matters: the lurley, the old woman who lived with a bear, gingerbread men, dancing goats, and more.

About the Author: Avram Davidson

Though you may know Avram Davidson from the popular audiobook The Adventures of Doctor Eszterhazy, Davidson is actually one of the most renowned Science Fiction & Fantasy authors in our catalog. In total, we carry 4 audiobooks from Davidson on, with the latest Science Fiction & Fantasy title being: Or All the Seas with Oysters. Ursus of Ultima Thule was added to our catalog in 2011, making it the author's oldest audiobook available on our website, while The Adventures of Doctor Eszterhazy is the most popular and bestselling audiobook from Davidson. Enjoy over 36 hours of audiobook listening from Davidson, among the 4 audiobooks we have available. With such a wide variety of audiobooks, we know you're sure to enjoy Science Fiction & Fantasy books from Avram Davidson. Davidson was born on April 23, 1923 in The United States and lived until May 08, 1993. For more audiobooks and information on Avram Davidson, please visit his page on Avram Davidson audiobooks.

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