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  • A Bali Conspiracy Most Foul

  • Inspector Singh Investigates Series: Book 2
  • By: Shamini Flint
  • Narrated by: Jonathan Keeble
  • Length: 8 hrs and 32 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 11
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 10
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 10

Inspector Singh is back, but this time on secondment to Bali. A bomb has exploded and Singh has been sent to help with anti-terrorism efforts. But there's a slight problem: he knows squat about hunting terrorists. He's much better suited to solving murder! So when a body is discovered in the wreckage, killed by a bullet before the bomb went off, Singh should be the one to find the answers - especially with the help of a wily Australian copper by his side.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • OK story, awful narration

  • By Andrew on 08-13-13

OK story, awful narration

Overall
3 out of 5 stars
Performance
1 out of 5 stars
Story
3 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 08-13-13

Would you try another book from Shamini Flint and/or Jonathan Keeble?

Yes Flint, No Keeble

How would you have changed the story to make it more enjoyable?

Keeble has a great standard voice but his accents are beyond awful. His Australian accent went from South African to New Zealand and astonishingly to Cockney for a few seconds. His female voices, particularly Asian females are uniformly bad. He should just use his normal voice with slight intonation changes. Someone needs to point out that he is unable to do accents. You are basically cringing everytime he steps out of his normal reading voice.

Who would you have cast as narrator instead of Jonathan Keeble?

anyone. Or Keeble himself if he didn't do the corny accents.

If this book were a movie would you go see it?

maybe

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