Agatha Raisin and the Wellspring of Death

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5 out of 5 stars
By Amazon Customer on 04-09-13

Highly enjoyable light listening

This is not my usual fare. I came across the first 4 novels in a compendium I bought by impulse in a sale. I read and thoroughly enjoyed them as a some holiday reading.

The audiobooks are well enough read by Penelope Keith. Some of the characterisations may be a bit lacking but the story telling is engaging.

As bed time listening they are recommended.

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5 out of 5 stars
By Rosemary Conio on 07-05-18

Agatha Raisin my first audible book

I loved it, an easy one to start with, Penelope Kieth narrated it very well

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4 out of 5 stars
By Kate on 07-12-15

Like a pair of comfy slippers

MC Beaton never disappoints. Her stories are always comforting and Agatha Raisin a comical and likeable lead. This book follows in the same vein as all the others, in that the murder often feels incidental to the rest of the plot line, with Agatha's personal life featuring front and centre. Read well, except for the odd dodgy accent (Mr Wong's Chinese accent is shoddy), the five or so hours fly past.

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5 out of 5 stars
By Jane Austin on 07-02-15

M.C.Beaton's Agatha Raisin book

this was a fast moving light hearted story. easy to listen to and very well narrated by Penelope Keith. the Wellspring of Death was a good story It is nice not to have too much swearing which seems to be the current trend.

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2 out of 5 stars
By xxx on 07-21-13

Only good thing is the reader!

Penelope Keith is the only thing about this book that makes it worth listening too.
The Raisin stories tend to follow the same format which becomes very boring if you listen/read more than one.
The vicar's wife is perhaps the only likeable person in these books.
The story isn't that brilliant, even allowing for the fact that it is 'cosy'.

The only mystery is how the author gets away with writing what is effectively the same book over and over again.

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5 out of 5 stars
By Wombat on 04-07-13

One of the best series

Since the Agatha Raisin series is not available in German, I started reading them in English. Penepole Keith IS Agatha. I downloaded a lot of the audiobooks and after finishing one, I cant wait to start the next one.

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