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Too busy to read? No problem. Just drop this newly released audiocassette into the player and let someone else do the reading for you. You don’t even have to take your hands off the steering wheel to turn the pages.

Reader Tim Curry spins Grimes’ lackluster The Old Contemptibles into audio gold. His over-the-top performance as a wide range of British types is such fun that listeners will forget how silly the mystery is. A

Originally posted April 26 1991 — 12:00 AM EDT

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