AudioFile - Find your next great audiobook
Get our Newsletter

CAT OF THE CENTURY

by | Read by Kate Forbes

Mystery & Suspense • 7.5 hrs. • Unabridged • © 2010

Murder, interesting characters, funds missing from a university, and amateur pet detectives should present all the ingredients required for a cozy listen. Instead, the addition of incongruous passages of political opinion that serve no purpose in developing the plot result in a disjointed listen. Kate Forbes’s warm reading style creates subtle characterizations, including those of Mrs. Murphy and Pewter, the pets who enjoy a bit of amateur sleuthing. Forbes's skilled and well-paced narration helps to soften the political digressions and moderate the feeling of being lectured to. Forbes’s confident narration creates a pleasant listen; however, more from the pet detectives and faster plot development would have been welcome. K.J.P. © AudioFile 2011, Portland, Maine [Published: FEBRUARY 2011]

Advertisement

Formats

Trade Ed. • Recorded Books • 2010

DD ISBN 9781440792434 $24.99

 

Library Ed. • Recorded Books • 2010

CS ISBN 9781440772733 $51.75 • Six cassettes

CD ISBN 9781440793646 $72.75 • Six CDs

Get our Newsletter
Connect with AudioFile
envelope

AudioFile Newsletter

Let us recommend your next great audiobook!

No algorithms here!
We pick great audiobooks for you.
Sign up for our free newsletter with audiobook love from AudioFile editors.

If you are already with us, thank you! Just click X above.

×

Thank you for signing up.

×

Thanks!

Thank you for contacting us!

Our group will review and follow up within 72 hours.
Thanks for your interest!

Back Home ×