What's So Funny? : Dortmunder

  • by Donald E. Westlake
  • Narrated by William Dufris
  • Series: Dortmunder
  • 9 hrs and 8 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

All it takes is a few underhanded moves by a tough ex-cop named Eppick to pull thief John Dortmunder into a game he never wanted to play. With no choice, he musters his always-game gang and they set out on a perilous treasure hunt for a long-lost gold and jewel-studded chess set once intended as a birthday gift for the last Romanov czar.From the moment Dortmunder reaches for his first pawn, he faces insurmountable odds. The purloined past of this precious set is destined to confound any strategy he finds on the board. Success is not inevitable with Dortmunder leading the attack, but he's nothing if not persistent, and some gambit or other might just stumble into a winning move.


What the Critics Say

"Westlake is a national literary treasure, and his latest effort only enhances his value." (Booklist)


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Customer Reviews

Most Helpful

Dufris is a marvel!

Dufris and Westlake - what a pair.

The story is already clever and hilarious, and Dufris' narration ensures it remains as such. The characters are all so clearly defined by a vocal maestro.

I was sorry it ended far too soon.
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- Rick

Great Book

Westlake was the first author is ever listened to years ago on tape and got me adicted! His Dortmander series is great as well as the work he did under the name Richard Stark.
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- Michael

Book Details

  • Release Date: 08-22-2008
  • Publisher: Blackstone Audio, Inc.