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I enjoyed this creation of a younger but equally talented apprentice to Sherlock Holmes.
Mary Russell is quite a unique character in that she is a young woman who can hold her own with the master detective.
I love the voice she gave to Russell.
The author created several suspenseful situations that kept me riveted.
I did not care for the way Sterling read Holmes's voice, but I truly enjoyed the story. I have listened to one other Mary Russell book and will listen to more in the series.
I liked the characters in the book and the unexpected events.
I will either read or listen to more books by this author.
Prunella Scales is a fabulous narrator.
It was a classic that had a very slow pace with little action. I enjoyed the characters, but this is not my cup of tea.
Miss Smith, the narrator, was perfect, and, of course, Miss Mattie. I liked the maid, too, but she spoke so quickly that I could not understand all of what she said.
A friend suggested Anna Pigeon mysteries and I have listened to several of them. I enjoy the settings of the National Parks and would recommend them to others who do.
I rarely figure out whodunit before Anna does. It keeps me thinking just like Anna throughout the book.
I enjoyed Barr's description of the lion cubs.
No -- I like to take my time.
This book was set in my home state of Texas, and that made it more enjoyable.
The most shocking moment was when Dr. Minor operated on himself. I audibly gasped.
All characters interpreted by the author/narrator were memorable.
The whole story of the birth of the OED and the unlikely relationship of Drs. Murray and Minor is fascinating.
I also enjoyed the interview with the author/narrator and the editor of the OED.
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