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Dodger Audiobook

Dodger

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Dodger is a tosher – a sewer scavenger living in the squalor of Dickensian London. Everyone who is nobody knows Dodger. Anyone who is anybody doesn’t.But when he rescues a young girl from a beating, suddenly everybody wants to know him.And Dodger’s tale of skulduggery, dark plans and even darker deeds begins

©2012 Terry and Lyn Pratchett (P)2012 Random House Audiobooks

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  • Dorothy McGarven
    Twickenham, UK
    12/23/12
    Overall
    "Pritchett at his best"

    This was such a wonderful listen: well written, beautifully narrated, educational, thought provoking and funny, everything you expect from Terry Pratchett. It drew on real & fictional events to create a wonderful tale that will stay with the reader for a long time & continue to amuse. Most enjoyable.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  • Arthur
    Barton on Humber, United Kingdom
    12/23/12
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    "Dodger"

    This is so different to Mr Pratchetts disc world books, but he still has based it on something that we all know, this time Oliver Twists Dodger and Fagen, but he hasn't stopped there, he also based it on the Author Mr C Dickens. A fantastic story and one that will keep you enthralled.

    Thanks Terry keep it up as long as you can.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  • Carol
    Ashhurst, New Zealand
    12/23/12
    Overall
    "Enjoyable enough"

    I have read a lot of Terry Pratchett books (most more than once) Some I have loved, others I've enjoyed. This falls into the lower end of the 'enjoyed' category. There's nothing really wrong with it, but nothing particularly outstanding either. None of the characters particularly engaged me & the book doesn't have the laugh-out-loud moments that many of Pratchett's other books have, but I was interested enough to want to hear how it ended (even though it turned out to be a bit predictable).

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  • philip
    SKELMERSDALE, United Kingdom
    12/23/12
    Overall
    "Dodger"

    Brilliant,Just in the style of terry prachett.He uses the authors of old this time in the style of Charles dickens. Dodger he's both fagan and Oliver rolled into one.He's the one who know's the in's and out's of London's sewers and get's away with everything and still comes up smelling of Rosie's.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  • Jared
    Flint, United Kingdom
    12/23/12
    Overall
    "Different from Pratchett"

    Dodger keeps the flair and definitely comes off as a Pratchett book, yet I found myself not enjoying it as much as his other works. The book comes off more as his love letter to Dickensian London, which is still enjoyable, it just left me wanting a little more.



    The performance of the reading is fantastic, as always by Steven Briggs, and he brings the world to life just as much as Pratchett.



    A great book, a fantastic listen, just left me wanting a bit more from Pratchett.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  • P. Morriss
    Hampshire, UK
    12/23/12
    Overall
    "Back to his old (funny) ways"

    Terry Pratchett lost his way with Long Earth and some of his more recent books, Dodger is more classic Pratchett and a very enjoyable read.



    The book contains his usual subtle and not-so-subtle references to characters in other books and plays. If you are a fan of him then there is a good chance you may enjoy it. Being a children's book it's a light read.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  • Sue
    York, United Kingdom
    12/23/12
    Overall
    "Excellent"

    For a young persons book this combines 'historical' events with fiction in a way which is unnoticable and doesn't rule the story. I found this 'unputdownable'. A very enjoyable story.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  • Amazon Customer
    Hinckley, United Kingdom
    12/23/12
    Overall
    "Pratchett at his best"

    It seemed odd initially to listen to Steven Briggs reading Terry Pratchett but no Discworld! Once i got past that i really enjoyed Dodger.A very clever mix of fact and fiction. This book took me right to the slums of Victorian London.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  • Darren
    gunnislake, United Kingdom
    12/23/12
    Overall
    "Gripped from start to finish"

    Very good book made the journey Easy and kept the children very Entertained and quiet

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  • Martin
    Aston Clinton, United Kingdom
    12/8/12
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    "Pratchett Does London"

    And just as well as we'd expect. No disappointments here, though no real surprises. Not sure why Terry feels the need to explain all the gags in the appendix, he's always left us hanging (or searching wikipedia) before.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful

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