I like to listen to the audio version because it is like listening to a play. I don't have a lot of time to sit and read a book. I can listen to the book while I do other things.
The mixture of history, comedy and mystery.
She is an excellent narrator. I like the way that gives a different voice to each character. She does well with many different accents.
Follow the exploits of the Peabody/Emerson family in the mystery and majesty of 19 and early 20th century Egypt.
I have enjoyed listening to the entire series.
The story was a little slow but it was somewhat interesting in the beginning and it got better as it went along.
Barbara Rosenblat does a great job reading this book and used different voices for the characters.
This book is 9th in a series of amusing and interesting tales made addictive and outstanding by the narrator. Ms. Rosenblat has developed voices for the characters that are instantly recognizable and incredibly varied. I hear Emerson's 'Bah!' in my head when I'd like to say the word myself in conversation.
If you think ' how can the story hold up after 9 books?' think about how relationships change, how children become adults, how wars shape the world, how archeological finds kept happening all the time in the period of time these books take place, and you'll understand why the story doesn't go stale.
The characters are far more entertaining that the mystery in this story, but I recommend it highly, nonetheless.
A delightful diversion between other books from other authors.
The relationship between the Professor and Mrs. Emerson.
The adventures of the young people, kept secret from their elders.
It's wonderful, as always.
"The Last Camel Died At Noon" was performed by someone else, and the performance was such a disappointment compared to Barbara Rosenblat's.
Amelia Peabody Emerson, as always. The main reason, I guess, is that she is the Narrator of the story. Also, her use of the English language is sophisticated and humorous.
It's fun to look forward to the next book in the series, especially to learn how Ramses has grown and what he's up to.
Say something about myself! I'm 66 with poor vision and HANDICAPPED,I save all my actual reading for my bible. My pleasure is at AUDIBLE!
After the but is..this is the 9 th book in the series and the 9th one I have read ...and this one lacks some of the pizzazz that the first 8 book had it is still a good book but hoping book 10 goes back to the adventure contained in the earlier books
If you are a fan of historical mysteries, and can accept some, (okay a lot) of improbability in your mysteries for the sake of fun, listen to all of this series. NOTE: Make sure the narrator is Barbra Rosenblatt before you download. ALSO - the unabridged aggravate me - maybe they don't you....
These books are so entertaining, fun and an escape from reality.