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  • Mrs. Pollifax Pursued

    • UNABRIDGED (5 hrs and 56 mins)
    • By Dorothy Gilman
    • Narrated By Barbara Rosenblat

    A missing salami leads Mrs. Pollifax to a shocking discovery: a woman is hiding in her house. Even more unsettling is the revelation that ever since the young woman had a chance encounter with the heir to the throne of Ubangiba, she has been followed by deadly hit men. What do these men want?

    Jan says: "Fun change of plot for Mrs P novel"
    "Follow the Adventure from America to Africa"
    What made the experience of listening to Mrs. Pollifax Pursued the most enjoyable?

    The narration is always superb with the accents of each character adding to the richness of the listening experience.

    What did you like best about this story?

    I lliked the addition of the character Kadi to the storyline.

    Which character – as performed by Barbara Rosenblat – was your favorite?

    As always, Mrs. Pollifax!

    If you were to make a film of this book, what would be the tag line be?

    Never too late to join the CIA

    Any additional comments?

    The adventures of Mrs. Pollifax follow the tried and true storyline recipe after the initial introduction in the first book. While always a terrific listening experience, it is the narration of Barbara Rosenblat's talented use of foreign accents which helps to identify each charactors individuality.

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
  • Grimmbart (Kommissar Kluftinger 8)

    • UNABRIDGED (15 hrs and 5 mins)
    • By Volker Klüpfel, Michael Kobr
    • Narrated By Volker Klüpfel, Michael Kobr, Christian Berkel

    Von seinem Intimfeind Langhammer überredet, fährt Kluftinger mitten in der Nacht zum Schloss in Bad Grönenbach, um nach dem Rechten zu sehen. Dort findet er die Frau des Barons ermordet vor: In grotesker Pose drapiert wie auf einem uralten Gemälde des Schlosses. Liegt die Lösung des Falls in der Familiengeschichte? Und warum verschwindet der Baron immer wieder im schlosseigenen Märchenwald? Große Aufregung auch bei Kluftinger zu Hause: Sein Sohn heiratet seine langjährige Freundin Yumiko, und zur Feier haben sich ihre Eltern aus Japan angekündigt. Da lässt es sich Dr. Langhammer natürlich nicht nehmen, dem Kommissar bei dieser kulturellen Herausforderung zu helfen.

    Amazon Customer says: "A Family Affair"
    "A Family Affair"

    While the dialect was sometimes difficult to understand, the narration added interesting personality development into each character. Murder in a castle with a mysterious family background is only the beginning. The plot encompasses the professional and personal life of Kluftinger, his Japanese in- laws -to -be staying as house guests the week before the wedding of his son to their daughter, Yumiko, and his exceptionally keen police work. Klufty and Yumiko's father lend humorous context to the story as the language barrier created hilarious predicaments. This story was thoroughly enjoyable, and sometimes required a second or third listen for sheer pleasure of reliving the visual imaging.

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    0 of 0 people found this review helpful

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