• The Haunting of Tram Car 015

  • By: P. Djeli Clark
  • Narrated by: Julian Thomas
  • Length: 3 hrs and 22 mins
  • 4.3 out of 5 stars (234 ratings)

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Publisher's Summary

P. Djeli Clark returns to the historical fantasy universe of A Dead Djinn in Cairo, with the otherworldly adventure novella The Haunting of Tram Car 015

Cairo, 1912: The case started as a simple one for the Ministry of Alchemy, Enchantments, and Supernatural Entities - handling a possessed tram car. Soon, however, Agent Hamed Nasr and his new partner, Agent Onsi Youssef, are exposed to a new side of Cairo stirring with suffragettes, secret societies, and sentient automatons in a race against time to protect the city from an encroaching danger that crosses the line between the magical and the mundane.

©2019 P. Djeli Clark (P)2019 Recorded Books

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Great story, bad vocals

I enjoy this writer, but the reader in this book was monotonous. I eventually had to stop, and I'll read it instead.

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I really enjoyed Dead Djinn in Cairo, but -

This narrator has a lisp that occasionally turned "she" into "he" and one memorable "soon" into "thoon." It was rather distracting.

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could not get through the narration. terrible

I could not get through the narration. so I can't comment on the story. I just couldn't handle his cadence it was terrible.

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Steampunk Cairo

Well written and well read story. I hope that the author writes more in this world. And that Audible records them.

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Did Not Finish - flat narration, complex story

I bought 3 of this author's books at once, and started with this one as it appears to be the earliest. The narration was obviously going to hinder my enjoyment but I tried to power through. With just a little over an hour left to finish the book I am giving up. Also, the story started out slow. I love descriptions, but in this case the balance of way too much description and way too little happening in the beginning was also a drag. The story picked up speed toward the middle. Sentences that started out with "He" for a character that then included "she" or "her" for the same character in the same sentence kept pulling me out of the story. But, then since there was a character also in the story that randomly and quickly changed genders, I wondered if these sentences were deliberate - even though they were not about the gender-changing character. But, every time it happened I missed part of the story since I was wondering if this was a narration mistake or part of the writing. Too confusing, and not worth the effort to tolerate and finish. I read the reviews for the next book and think I will just move on to the next, A Dead Djinn in Cairo. Looks good.

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Great Story, Quick Read

I loved this book! It only took me a few days to finish it but I appreciate the author not dragging it out. Highly recommend

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Wonderful story but poorly executed

I enjoyed the author’s follow-up and felt it was a nice expansion on the story of A Dead Djinn in Cairo. However, I could barely make it through the audiobook because the narration was so monotone. Rarely have I listened to a performer as dreary as this one. Even lines such as “‘Get out!’ He yelled” were delivered in the same uninterested tone as though the performer was conversing with an old acquaintance whom he did not enjoy. I won’t purchase a book with this performer again, waste of my credit.

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great story

I love this author, the world the story is set in and the narrator just sealed the deal. so good!

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steampunk fantasy updated

what a fabulous world P. Djeli Clark is giving us! For an American reader/listener this is a rapturously different setting for a supernatural crime story. The story is fun and the protagonists are appealing but the stand out star is a reimagined Cairo, inhabited by humans and djinn and others, spicy and lovely and very different from the European settings that are so frequent in such stories. I am looking forward to revisiting Clark's Cairo, and revelling in familiar storylines made fresh by a perspective that is very rich .

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Great story read incredibly well

This story really surprised me. I loved the light-heartedness and the mystery/adventure.

Julian Thomas’ reading/performance was well done and really added to the fun.

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  • Jen N
  • 08-27-21

5 stars from me lived this magical adventure!

The narrator's voice set the scenes perfectly and the vivid descriptions allowed you to believe you too were there in these magical settings and enjoying an adventure. This story is original, witty, funny and thrilling!

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  • 10-05-21

It's never all it seems

went into this thinking it was all black and white a case until things unravel and well, fishy behavior starts to show. Ahmed is so composed until he meets Siti and he's coming undone at the seams, I liked that play-by-play. She's a terrible flirt but never steps out of the line. The scene when they decide to confront the spirit after gathering information was so funny, but anyway to get the job done will be excercised.

The narration was so monotone and I missed Sueleyha's narration. She has pace, picks up tone during fights or elevated emotional moments, the way she pronounces the Arabic terms and brings the cultural ambience of Cairo in Master of Djin and A dead Djin in cairo was missed.

This narrators voice was flat all through and the characters all sounded the same and I hate it when they speak slowly in spaced out manner to show an African person speaking.