Hit Parade

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3 out of 5 stars
By Mark on 06-17-08

Not as good as the original

I fell in love with Keller in Hit Man but this one just doesn't take his character as far. Still a fun read but misses the mark. Block is not as good of a narrator as the one in Hit Man. The individual stories are not quite as intriguing and quirky. Seems to ride the coat tails of Hit Man without being as fun.

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5 of 5 people found this review helpful

2 out of 5 stars
By Jay Morris on 12-01-07

Disappointment

This short story is a let down after Block's prior work. The voice of this book's reader is very annoying.

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4 of 4 people found this review helpful

1 out of 5 stars
By Chris on 05-16-08

The narrator makes all the difference

Ouch!! It hurts to listen to this book. I listened to the first eddition in this series as fast as I could. It was great, and the narrator really gave Keller & Dot a personality. He picked up on the author's humor and gave the book some life. This new narrator speeds through the story like he's got something better to do, & puts the inflection in the wrong part of the sentences. Doesn't get the authors humor, and stumbles over Kellers quirky thoughts so bad their not funny anymore. Can I get a refund??

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8 of 9 people found this review helpful

1 out of 5 stars
By Nancy on 09-16-06

Narration Ruins the Book

This book is an excellent reason why authors should not read their books. As a narrator, Mr. Block exhibits no voice modulation abilities nor is his voice particularly pleasant to listen to.

The narration ruins this book -- I don't think that I'll be able to complete the book because it is just so difficult to figure out who is speaking.

What a shame . . .

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2 of 2 people found this review helpful

1 out of 5 stars
By Dave Staats on 09-06-06

Laura says it for me.

This may only be the second audio book I have not finished. I am 51 minutes into it and it just plain s*cks. I have read/heard 80% of Block's stuff and never said anything like this before. It is almost as bad as that Patricia Cornwell book where she tried to be funny...

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2 of 2 people found this review helpful

1 out of 5 stars
By Kindle Customer on 07-04-13

Narration was awful!

I couldn't make it through the book because the nasality of Mr. Block's voice was so grating. Ordinarily I love his books because they're well-plotted, innovative, and well-written, but just can't make it through this one.

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1 of 1 people found this review helpful

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