it is simply too long; would be better abridged. You can't skip paragraphs in an audiobook and so much of what is read is not relevant to the main storyline.
I have been listening for a very time and STILL haven't reached any where near the end. I read this book as a child and can't imagine how I had the patience.
I remember the book fondly, and I am sure I would be much more appreciative of an abridged version. I am enjoying the characters, King Pellinore is adorable and i want to see what happens to him
set in Australia post WW2 Bony, with his half aboriginal heritage, is unique in the detective arena.
Bony - always so smooth
Yes, many. He has an unusual style that suits these books, sounding slightly old-fashioned in his speech, but as the books are slightly old-fashioned, it works well.
Not in its unabridged version-too long!
Arthur Upfield is very precise in his descriptions, which can be wordy at times, but he gets away with it. His Outback mysteries, especially, have vivid portrayals of life and the desert country, for rich and poor, black and white. Even so, they are still a cracking good whodunnit.
Always nice to listen to Alan reading his own books
The way it switched from the past to the present; two stories in one
His relaxed style and the fondness for his characters. He really sounds as though he likes these people and forgives their foibles
yes, but to say what it was would be a spoiler - good thing I had tissues in the car
Never been a book of Alan's that I haven't liked. They are always charming.
I can't imagine, maybe a Dr Who fanatic? This was very much the old-style Doctor.
Maybe, but I would listen very carefully before buying
the acting was very uneven, from good, eg Stephen Fry to dreadful eg all the supporting cast
I've racked my brain, but...no.
I much prefer the new Doctor Who, all of them, so I will pay attention when shopping.
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