• The Man Who Knew Too Much and Other Stories

  • By: G. K. Chesterton
  • Narrated by: Alan Munro
  • Length: 6 hrs and 35 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Release date: 08-29-17
  • Language: English
  • Publisher: Trout Lake Media
  • 2.5 out of 5 stars 2.5 (4 ratings)

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Publisher's Summary

Eight adventures in this classic British mystery series featuring Horne Fisher and his trusted friend Harold March. Horne is a natural sleuth, but his inquiries develop moral consequences. Notable for their wit and sense of wonder, these tales offer an evocative portrait of upper crust English society before World War One. Contains eight stories: "The Face in the Target", "The Vanishing Prince", "The Soul of the Schoolboy", "The Bottomless Well", "The Fad of the Fisherman", "The Hole in the Wall", "The Temple of Silence", and "The Vengeance of the Statue."
Public Domain (P)2017 Trout Lake Media
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2 out of 5 stars
By Edward J. Elliott on 02-18-18

Unbearable Narrator ruins experience

Narrator has no life or emotion and the reading is so dull and flat that a computer voice would have been more interesting. This narrator should be banned from narrating any other books. Don’t ruin another story with this unbearable voice.

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1 out of 5 stars
By Amazon Customer on 12-13-17

Regrettably, it sounds like a midi reader

The reader appears very accomplished, so I hesitate to write this negative review. His pronunciation is clear and articulate, but the reading is choppy and awkward. It actually sounds like a computer is reading the book. I'm afraid I couldn't finish.

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1 out of 5 stars
By fay on 11-19-17

Dreadful Narration!

I was determined to finish the book, but this narrator made it such hard work. He has a rhythm he sticks to regardless of sense or sentence. I will avoid him at all costs in the future.

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8 of 8 people found this review helpful

2 out of 5 stars
By EJP1170 on 12-05-17

Great stories ruined by the reader

These are great stories by a well loved author totally ruined by an dreadful reading. I was unable to complete the book due to the incomprehensible reading. The stresses are constantly wrong on each sentence, he ignores punctuation so stops in the wrong place making the whole meaning of what was written confused and messy. Accents and voices all over the place. Do not waste your money on this book.

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