Hit Man : John Keller

  • by Lawrence Block
  • Narrated by Robert Forster
  • Series: John Keller
  • 7 hrs and 49 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

Keller possesses all the qualities of a professional killer. He's cool, confident, reclusive, icy, and ruthlessly efficient. But this seasoned hit man is also prone to self-doubt as he finds himself caught in the clutches of a mid-life crisis. Between contracts, he learns a few crucial truths about himself and the ways of the world he's become detached from, and winds up a wiser - if not better - man.

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Audible Editor Reviews

Why we think it's Essential: After hearing Robert Forster's narration, it would be hard to imagine anyone else playing Keller, the contract killer suffering a mid-life crisis. Forster manages to elicit empathy for a cold-blooded murderer, while perfectly capturing the wry wit of Lawrence Block's writing. —Steve Feldberg

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God Bless You, Robert Forster

I think that this is the first audio book that I've ever given five stars.

If you are a fan of detective fiction or suspense novels, you can purchase this book without worry. Well-written. Nicely paced. Extrememly well read. You'll wish that it was double the length.
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- Bob

Surprisingly Terrific

Was sorry to see this one end. How the author wrote such a delightful story of a 'Hit Man' is amazing, but you will love this gentle character. Fast paced, filled with humor and pathos. A really great book.
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- Sunshine "Triadbooks"

Book Details

  • Release Date: 12-16-1999
  • Publisher: Phoenix Books