Perhaps next Chritmas would be a good time to hear it again.
Ralphie is the central character, of course; but the "old man" steals a lot of scenes.
I had not heard Cavett before on Audible. He did a good job, but Jean Shepherd's narration in the movie is hard to beat.
Yes, but I like to spread Audible books out over a few days.
It's hard to stop smiling (or laughing out loud) from start to finish.
Historically accurate fiction
Nick Hook is the hero and appears in just about every scene in the book, so it's hard to escape his presence.
I selected this book after finishing the Sharpe series by the same author. All of the books seem to follow a basic recipe, but all were enjoyable.
Although the Sharpe books contain similar story lines, it's always worth the read to see how he and Sgt Harper escape from the most recent French threat. This book has a dispicable villain who gives Sharpe the opportunity to savor revenge as a "dish served cold".
I think each Sharpe book is best compared to others in the series, and I like the manner in which the author ties the books together. I suggest that they be read in sequence so that the various recurring characters will fall easily into place in the reader's memory. If the reader enjoys Hornblower/Aubrey, I think this series will also provide enjoyable reading.
Yes, but I try to make each of the Sharpe books last over a few days of driving to and from various destinations.
Although I have read reviews criticizing one or more of the performers in the Sharpe series, I have enjoyed the slightly different perspective that each one brings to the books.
I haven't read the print version, so I have no opinion on this question.
I liked the connection between the local law enforcement officers and the agents of the FBI.
I like Vic, the holy terror, in this book and in the others of the Longmire series.
No. I like to spread the audio books over 2-3 days of driving to and from the work site.
I began listening to the Longmire series after watching the TV adaptation. This book, and the others, are consistently entertaining. The author is forced to reach a little to make the various plots fit together, but the reach does not diminish the quality. I believe it's best to listen to the series in order...otherwise, some of the characters and their relationship to one another would be confusing.
I haven't read this book in the print version, but I like the audio versions of all the Bosch books to which I have listened.
Bosch and his partner, Jerry Edger, are both good in this book. The author plays them off one another very well and reminds the reader that many LA cops had to have a second source of income to cover the California cost of living.
I like Hill. This book compares favorably to others by him.
The "Dollmaker" ain't dead yet.
Worth the price (or credit) and provides the listener with background on one of Bosch's big cases (the Dollmaker) and his relationship with Irvin Irving/IAD. This background is useful when reading subsequent books in the line.
No. I'm trying to make it through all the Bosch books in order.
As with other Bosch books, I like the police "insider" info and his interaction with his partner(s).
It's similar to other Bosch books...a good listen. I like all the readers involved in the Bosch series but think it would be better if the same reader performed all the books.
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