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  • The Thin Man

  • By: Dashiell Hammett
  • Narrated by: William Dufris
  • Length: 5 hrs and 54 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 551
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 444
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 448

The Thin Man introduces Nick and Nora Charles, New York's coolest crime-solving couple. Nick retired from detecting after his wife inherited a tidy sum, but six years later a pretty blonde spies him at a speakeasy and asks for his help finding her father, an eccentric inventor who was once Nick's client. Nick can no more resist the case than a morning cocktail or a good fight, and soon he and Nora are caught in a complicated web of confused identities.

  • 1 out of 5 stars
  • RECORDING IS DEFECTIVE! MISSING SEVEN CHAPTERS!

  • By David on 01-08-13

RECORDING IS DEFECTIVE! MISSING SEVEN CHAPTERS!

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

Reviewed: 01-08-13

Would you try another book from Dashiell Hammett and/or William Dufris?

THIS HAS NOTHING TO DO WITH THE ISSUE. THIS RECORDING IS DEFECTIVE!

What do you think your next listen will be?

THIS HAS NOTHING TO DO WITH THE ISSUE. THIS RECORDING IS DEFECTIVE!

Who would you have cast as narrator instead of William Dufris?

THIS HAS NOTHING TO DO WITH THE ISSUE. THIS RECORDING IS DEFECTIVE!

What reaction did this book spark in you? Anger, sadness, disappointment?

ANGER ABOUT THE DEFECTIVE RECORDING.

Any additional comments?

This recording is defective. It's missing seven chapters of the book. I reported this to Audible in October, 2012, and they still haven't corrected it. AND THEY STILL ARE OFFERING THE DEFECTIVE RECORDING FOR SALE! If you look at other comments, you can see that the defect has existed at least since July, 2011. AND YET AUDIBLE CONTINUES TO OFFER THE DEFECTIVE BOOK TO ITS UNSUSPECTING CUSTOMERS! Do I seem angry? Well, I am. I love the idea of Audible, but my experience with this book and their cavalier attitude and inadequate customer service has completely undermined my confidence in the accuracy and completeness of their recordings.

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