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The Elusive Mrs. Pollifax Audiobook

The Elusive Mrs. Pollifax

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Publisher's Summary

Mrs. Pollifax has a new hat, and only she and Mr. Carstairs know it conceals eight false passports which she must smuggle into Bulgaria.

©1971 Dorothy Gilman Butters (P)1990 Recorded Books, LLC

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    Sonny 03-23-13
    Sonny 03-23-13 Member Since 2009
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    "OK but...."

    I would not buy these on regular price - too pricey for a formulaic story. Put it on sale again and I may be persuaded to buy others in the series.

    2 of 2 people found this review helpful
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    L. York, PA, United States 09-25-12
    L. York, PA, United States 09-25-12
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    "Very entertaining"
    What did you love best about The Elusive Mrs. Pollifax?

    I never get tired of listening to the Mrs. Pollifax series. The Elusive Mrs. Pollifx is entertaining and one of the best of the series.


    Who was your favorite character and why?

    Mrs. Pollifx of course!


    Have you listened to any of Barbara Rosenblat’s other performances before? How does this one compare?

    Yes and I love her reading style. I find she has the ability to make you believe she really is Mrs. Pollifax.


    Was there a moment in the book that particularly moved you?

    The ending.


    Any additional comments?

    If you want a fun read (or listen) try the Mrs. Pollifax series. The first one is "The Unexpected Mrs. Pollifax". I find the first 4 of this series to be the best, but I have enjoyed them all.

    2 of 2 people found this review helpful
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    Tina Nibley, UT, United States 01-13-16
    Tina Nibley, UT, United States 01-13-16 Member Since 2016

    I'm a mom. I have drama in my life. I don't want books with the F-bomb, nor graphic violence. I read for fun and to bring my family together. I read for reducing stress levels. We have never had a television in our home and our children are now mid twenties to 19. We listen together and look for belly-wrenching laughter. So what is it like to live without a TV? Awesomely educational and inspirational. Each new book is a marvel.

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    "Mrs Pollifax is off again!"

    When one is in trouble just look for a grandma or mother with children. Mrs Pollifax is that grandma and she gets the job done with extra flair! You will love her sense of curiosity and her spunk. Even the criminals are hesitant to think this super power in a flamboyant hat could be a spy.

    Readers will love traveling, investigating, solving wrongs and putting things right along side Mrs Pollifax. And sometimes, we even get lucky enough to fall in love.

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
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    Jane Chicago, IL, United States 02-21-14
    Jane Chicago, IL, United States 02-21-14 Member Since 2015
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    "Kept my interest,"

    but I’m not excited enough to continue the series. This would be good for mystery lovers and teens.

    This is book 3 in the series. A lady in her 60s periodically acts as a courier for the CIA. In this book she is sent to Bulgaria to deliver fake passports to the underground. While there she discovers a young American put in jail to be killed. She wants to help. By the end of the book, some major things have happened for the good that shock and awe her boss back at the CIA. I really liked the ending.

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    I like the narrator Barbara Rosenblat doing other books. In this book she was ok but not as good. I did not like her fragile little old lady voice for Mrs. Pollifax. She made her sound like she was in her 90s. Most women in their 60s don’t sound like that. There are many eastern European characters which the narrator was doing in what I think of as a Russian accent. (Think Boris and Natasha cartoons.) Those were ok. They were understandable.

    Genre: spy suspense

    2 of 3 people found this review helpful
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    crystal 07-30-16
    crystal 07-30-16 Member Since 2016
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    "Absolutely awesome!!!!!!! What a wonderful author."

    I loved it. Both the writer and narrator are awesome. Highly recommended, my sister got me started. :) AAAAAA t

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    Jan United States 07-25-16
    Jan United States 07-25-16 Member Since 2013
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    "It's about the hats!"

    reread, historical-novel, mystery, suspense, spies, action-adventure
    Read from July 24, 1992 to July 24, 2016

    Interesting tale first published in 1971 about spies, communism, Balkan States politics, and a widowed senior citizen amateur volunteer employed as a courier by the CIA. Call it historical fiction.
    Just suspend disbelief for a while and enjoy this view into a time and place not so different from now with a fascinating cast of characters doing things improbable even then. The story line holds interest, and the length is far from epic. The series is addictive and yet appropriate for any age reader, maybe even Harry Dresden.

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    Amazon Customer 07-11-16 Member Since 2012
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    "road trip fun"


    another great read in the series, a fun story for the whole family. unexpected hero's and villains made it great to listen to.

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    Triciatree 07-10-16
    Triciatree 07-10-16 Member Since 2016
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    "Total riot"

    This character is a riot, so love her personality. She is so real. I want more.

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    Jim G. 06-09-16
    Jim G. 06-09-16 Member Since 2014
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    "Best Pollifax yet"

    Seems Carstairs is a bit of a cad this time, but has met his match with Mrs Pollifax. Always ready to meet new people, her adventures take twists and turns even the most risky of secret agents could not imagine. Charming.

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    Dillon 05-24-16
    Dillon 05-24-16 Member Since 2015
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    "lovely story"

    I loved this !

    classic wholesome charming delightful witty entertaining story
    great feel good spy novel.

    highly and generously recommended

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful

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