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The Woodcutter Audiobook

The Woodcutter

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Publisher's Summary

Wolf Hadda's life was a fairytale - successful businessman and adored husband. But a knock on the door one morning ends it all. Universally reviled, thrown into prison, Wolf retreats into silence. Seven years later Wolf begins to talk to the prison psychiatrist and receives parole to return home. But there's a mysterious period in Wolf's past when he was known as the Woodcutter. Now the Woodcutter is back, looking for truth and revenge...

©2010 Reginald Hill (P)2010 WF Howes Ltd

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  • Elizabeth
    New Zealand
    7/14/14
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    Performance
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    "Gripping Story"
    Would you recommend this book to a friend? Why or why not?

    I would but I would qualify my recommendation. I thought the premise was good and the story believable at first. But toward the end it became so unlikely as to be a little bit hard to maintain my interest.


    Would you be willing to try another book from Reginald Hill? Why or why not?

    Yes because he is a good story creator.


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

    Maybe


    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  • joanne egerton
    7/13/14
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    Performance
    Story
    "Thrilling from the outset"
    What made the experience of listening to The Woodcutter the most enjoyable?

    I could not put this down, I was hooked from the start. Great characters and story. You are rooting for Wolf from the start.


    Who was your favorite character and why?

    Wolf a realistic portrait of someone who can't believe his friends have betrayed him.


    Which scene did you most enjoy?

    The scene where Wolf breaks down to Elf.


    If you made a film of this book, what would be the tag line be?

    A wolf in wolfs clothing.


    Any additional comments?

    A great read with a real hero.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  • Katherine
    New Malden, United Kingdom
    6/28/14
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    "Great book, but slightly confused in parts"
    Any additional comments?

    I though this book was absolutely gripping and I thoroughly enjoyed it from start to finish. I did think that the narrative didn't always do justice to the very clever and interesting plot however, as key revelations were not really explored to their full potential and some characters who turned out to be extremely important, in my opinion, we're not fully developed, leaving you feeling slightly unsatisfied by the end. However this is only a small gripe and all in all I would recommend this book.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  • Chloe Holdsworth
    6/13/14
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    "Not what I was expecting. Quite Boring"
    Would you try another book written by Reginald Hill or narrated by Jonathan Keeble?

    No and No. Wolf's accent really made it hard to enjoy the narration. Sorry!


    How did the narrator detract from the book?

    The northern accent was horrible and made it even harder to enjoy or get into the audiobook.


    Any additional comments?

    I though the story was going to have more fantasy elements, not be so normal and boring. Had a few interesting moments, but on a whole, wouldn't recommend.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  • Patricia
    6/12/14
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    "The Woodcutter"
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    Wasn't sure of this book- read the reviews, & decided to give it a chance. So glad that I did - thoroughly enjoyed the story & the narrator was excellent.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  • Joanna
    5/31/14
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    "Very enjoyable."
    Any additional comments?

    It is one of those books that makes you want to get back to as soon as you can to see what unfolds. At the begining I didn't think I would enjoy it as much I did - worth sticking with.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  • Millo
    5/30/14
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    "Skillfully written."

    I couldn't wait to read each chapter. One of the most memorable books that I have read. It makes a pleasant change from "whodunnits".

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  • bibliophile
    England
    5/26/14
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    "An excellent listen!"

    This is very different from Hill's detective novels, but excellent too. The plot twists maintain interest throughout and the performance is superb.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  • sheilaanne
    5/18/14
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    "Brilliant!"
    If you could sum up The Woodcutter in three words, what would they be?

    The combination of Reginald Hill's writing and Jonathan Keeble's delivery make this unmissable!


    What did you like best about this story?

    Carefully crafted plot


    Which character – as performed by Jonathan Keeble – was your favourite?

    Wolf Hadda


    Was this a book you wanted to listen to all in one sitting?

    I would love to have done that but it is too long


    Any additional comments?

    Just purchased Midnight Fugue - hope it is as good

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  • L.B
    Suffolk, UK
    5/1/14
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    "Great"
    Would you recommend this audiobook to a friend? If so, why?

    Yes


    What was one of the most memorable moments of The Woodcutter?

    It was a very engaging book, with really good characters


    Which character – as performed by Jonathan Keeble – was your favourite?

    The woodcutter


    Was this a book you wanted to listen to all in one sitting?

    couldn't stop wanting to listen to it


    Any additional comments?

    Just thought it was a clever book, with engaging characters, with twists and turns, socially interesting but wasn't about that so much as people.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful

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