Library Ed. BBC Audiobooks America 2007
CD ISBN 9780792747406 $79.95 Eight CDs
MP3-CD ISBN 9780792947642 $49.95 One MP3-CDs
Westlake gives us another entry in the ongoing saga of John Dortmunder, the thinking man's burglar, and his band of unusual thieves. As is often the case in these romps through New York City and surrounds, the rest of the characters are sufficiently weird to make Dortmunder's crew seem almost conventional. Conventional or weird, they are all read with great delight by William Dufris, who has narrated all of the Dortmunder escapades. Longtime listeners will recognize regular characters from their voices alone; everyone else can take pleasure in meeting them for the first time. Dufris does not play the craziness for laughs, and that choice makes the book even more entertaining. You can almost believe in these characters. R.E.K. © AudioFile 2007, Portland, Maine [Published: OCT/ NOV 07]
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