Complex plot, was hard to stay with for the first half of the book. Narrator keeps you listening. Eventually a great yarn!
I recently discovered the Poke Rafferty series and have now listened to them all. Excellent and enjoyable series.
These books have a lot going for them. tight story, interesting characters lots of local color and a point that the author is making. They are not just mindless excursions.
Also, there is great heart quality just below the surface. May be my favorite series followed by Harry Bosch.
If you get into them don't miss the Queen of Pat Pong either.
I've listened to all McKinty's stuff. It just keeps getting better. Gerard Doyle is in the top three best readers.
It's prose meets the murder mystery. Too good!
I have enjoyed listening to this many times. I've got hundreds of Audible books that I've listened to once, but this one I like to go back to. I can just start listening at any spot and it takes me to another place right away. Perhaps, it's because I read this material many years ago and so it is already quite familiar to me, so I enjoy the uncomplicated translation which doesn't require hundreds of footnotes and asides to follow.
Although narration is more subjective, I like the calm droning quality, with powerful undertones of Jacob Needleman's voice, which seems to fit the material quite well.
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