Death's Jest-Book

eAudio - unabridged
Audio (17.18 hours)
Product Number: Z12536
Released: May 15, 2016
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781501928185
Narrator/s: Shaun Dooley
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Three times DCI Pascoe has wrongly accused deadpan joker Franny Roote. This time he's determined to leave no gravestone unturned as he tries to prove that the ex-con and aspiring academic is mad, bad and dangerous to know. But over his investigation looms the huge form of DS Andy Dalziel.

Author(s): Reginald Hill
Series: Dalziel and Pascoe Series No: 20
Genre: Self Help
Imprint: Clipper Audio

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Author(s): Reginald Hill
Narrator(s): Shaun Dooley
Genre: Self Help
Product Number C3347
Released: Jun 13, 2007
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781419345524
Author(s): Reginald Hill
Product Number EB00757784
Released: Oct 08, 2019
Business Term: 26 Circ
Publisher: Harper Paperbacks
ISBN: #9780062040169

Professional reviews

"What began in DIALOGUES OF THE DEAD continues in this newest Dalziel and Pascoe adventure. Ex-con Franny Roote used his prison time to get a degree and is on his way to becoming an academic wunderkind. Roote writes complimentary letters to Pascoe, but the young policeman recognizes Roote's passion for vengeance in the sub-text. Shaun Dooley's superbly intelligent performance of Hill's literate investigation into the mind of a deranged killer is chilling. He doesn't miss a single nuance in rendering Roote's weird missives, particularly his discourses on avoiding rape in prison and the theme of revenge in Jacobean tragedy. Mantle's Yorkshire accents are spot-on. He embellishes Hill's psychological insights with vivid, unforgettable characterizations. S.J.H. (c) AudioFile 2006, Portland, Maine"

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