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The Tower Treasure: Hardy Boys 1 | [Franklin Dixon]

The Tower Treasure: Hardy Boys 1

After a dying criminal confesses that his loot has been stashed "in the tower," the Hardy boys make an astonishing discovery.
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Publisher's Summary

After a dying criminal confesses that his loot has been stashed "in the tower," the Hardy boys make an astonishing discovery.

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©1987, 1959, 1955, 1927 Simon & Schuster, Inc.; (P)2002 Random House, Inc., Imagination Studio, An Imprint Of The Random House Audio Publishing Group

What the Critics Say

"Irwin is earnest, honest, and anxious to please, yet never overplays the adventures. He engages listeners as the suspense unfolds and stays totally committed to the story. Listeners do, too. For adult listeners, here's a campy mystery to delight in. For youngsters, Irwin is likely to convert a new generation to the Hardy Boys." (AudioFile)

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    Robert Mahowald Shrewsbury, MA, United States 12-08-03
    Robert Mahowald Shrewsbury, MA, United States 12-08-03 Member Since 2001
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    "Terrific narration, well-paced"

    My kids loved this, of all the many books we;ve listend to-- Irwin has a real talent for knowing when to pause, when to sound scared, and not to overplay it for the kids-- just right. I wish Audible carried all the Hardy Boys title as we'd snap them up. For now, rest assured that the Tower Treasure won't disappoint!

    17 of 17 people found this review helpful
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    Ken Sunland, CA, USA 12-30-05
    Ken Sunland, CA, USA 12-30-05 Member Since 2005
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    "1927"

    Yes, 1927 was the original copyright date for this book. It really brings back an age of literature when heroes were without any nasty flaws. These boys obey their parents and don't grumble when Mom asks them to run an errand. I don't know if that hearkens to an earlier age of teenagers, or just an earlier age of literature.

    It pulled in my 6-yo daughters attention immediately as she merely wandered through the room.

    This Narrator is excellent, and I like the old style "radio drama" music they've added from the golden age of radio.

    I wish audible had the whole series, I'd get them all.

    7 of 7 people found this review helpful
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    Jesse Ashtabula, OH, USA 08-25-05
    Jesse Ashtabula, OH, USA 08-25-05
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    "Yesterday brought into the present!"

    It really is nice to think that books from our youth can be brought to life today through the technology of "audio/oral" presentations.

    I remember reading this book about 40 years ago and today, to hear the story presented orally, was a real treat.

    5 of 5 people found this review helpful
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    Jillian 10-08-12
    Jillian 10-08-12
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    "Great book for boys - 10yo loved it."
    If you could sum up The Tower Treasure in three words, what would they be?

    Exciting, interesting and funny.


    What was one of the most memorable moments of The Tower Treasure?

    When they found the treasure.


    Which scene was your favorite?

    When they found the treasure.


    Did you have an extreme reaction to this book? Did it make you laugh or cry?

    I laughed loads - because it is an awesom book.


    Any additional comments?

    This book is good for everyone but I think boys will like it best.
    from Conor.

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
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    Renee Dubai, United Arab Emirates 03-05-12
    Renee Dubai, United Arab Emirates 03-05-12 Member Since 2012
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    "Great introduction for a new generation of fans"

    I bought this for my son (6 going on 7) and he enjoyed it thoroughly. As an adult reader listening to the books after having read them for the first time a number of years ago, it was a trip down memory lane! The boys were older than I remembered and I seemed to remember more independence from them as well. We both enjoyed the story and thought Bill Irwin did a very good job. It was the first Hardy Boys we have listened to but it won't be the last.

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
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    chris las vegas, NV, United States 04-26-10
    chris las vegas, NV, United States 04-26-10 Member Since 2005
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    "old school!"

    I got this for nostalgia sake. Good narration. Lighthearted and fun. I enjoyed it. It was a good break from my 8+ hour serious books.

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    "Kept them all quiet"

    Gripping tale for a car trip

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    "Kids liked it but very dated"

    The story is very dated and had the adults during the long car trip on holiday desperate for the finish but the kids did seem to enjoy the story

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