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Katherine Lammers

ROCHESTER, NY, US
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La Rosenblat never fails to amaze

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

Reviewed: 09-12-15

A thousand voices from one talented actress makes the beloved series come alive. The intrepid Mrs P is stalked on her own turf discovering a stowaway hidden in her pantry closet. Her danger draws mrs p into a delicious journey of narrow escapes, a stint in the traveling circus, and the thwarting international skullduggery. A treat indeed

2 of 2 people found this review helpful

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This writing is criminal

Overall
1 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 03-12-08

Except for the always inspiring golden voice of narrator Barbara Rosenblat (whose talents are unworthy of this novel) I thoroughly disliked this audiobook. Every character was unlikeable -- not just because they were all repellent (I rather like a good scoundrel myself) but because they were two dimensional and inconsistent. The main character, Jo, purports to be a socialite with perfect social graces and class. When her husband leaves all his fortune to his mistress she is hellbent on revenge -- but carries out here schemes in a tonya harding-esque way. There could be an opportunity for self-discovery, growth, even redemption under adversity -- but she carries on in the single minded classless way throughout the whole novel. No character is given motivation for their cookie-cutter characters, and at the end of the novel, the reader still doesn't care about any of them.

4 of 4 people found this review helpful