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The Burglar Who Counted the Spoons Audiobook

The Burglar Who Counted the Spoons: Bernie Rhodenbarr, Book 11

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Publisher's Summary

Ever since The Burglar on the Prowl climbed the best seller lists in 2004, fans have been clamoring for a new book featuring the lighthearted and light-fingered Bernie Rhodenbarr. Now everybody's favorite burglar returns in an 11th adventure that finds him and his lesbian sidekick Carolyn Kaiser breaking into houses, apartments, and even a museum, in a madcap adventure replete with American Colonial silver, an F. Scott Fitzgerald manuscript, a priceless portrait, and a remarkable array of buttons. And, wouldn't you know it, there's a dead body, all stretched out on a Trent Barling carpet....

©2013 Lawrence Block (P)2014 Recorded Books

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  • MidwestGeek
    Ann Arbor, MI, United States
    15/05/14
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    "As usual, corny but very funny."

    You will either like these corny mysteries and characters or you won't. I do, and I found this to be one of the funniest in the series. Richard Ferrone does an excellent job of giving voices and accents to the different main characters.

    2 of 2 people found this review helpful
  • Pan
    Marietta, GA USA
    11/03/14
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    "Welcome back, Bernie!"

    I swear Lawrence Block has revived and written more material since his 'retirement' than ever before. And don't think that, just because I've been a Bernie fan for years, I gave this book an automatic 5. There's always that chance of disappointment.
    I'm glad to say that Bern and Carolyn are as fresh (and apparently young) and up to mischief as ever. Plenty of twists and ***s and pretty upbeat, considering it's Bernie and Carolyn. Also, I learned some stuff that I'll never need to know, but don't mind knowing anyway.
    Richard Ferrone does a fine job of handing a handful of characters and is very easy to listen to.

    This was a real gift from Mr. Block.

    2 of 2 people found this review helpful
  • Anne
    Elsternwick, Australia
    19/01/14
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    "A new direction for Bernie Rodenbarr"
    What did you love best about The Burglar Who Counted the Spoons?

    The story was even more complex than the usual Bernie Rodenbarr tales.


    Any additional comments?

    A very funny story.

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
  • Martin J.
    7/12/15
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    "Great story!!"

    Very engaging; love the narrator; good character development , lovable characters ; entertaining and lovable -would read again

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  • steven bernard
    3/06/15
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    "Just right!!!"

    Good story. Performance hit the mark. We will visit this series again. Now to check out other works by ths author.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  • Happy Yogi
    8/10/14
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    "Slow …"
    If you could sum up The Burglar Who Counted the Spoons in three words, what would they be?

    Slow, interesting, boring


    If you’ve listened to books by Lawrence Block before, how does this one compare?

    Not as exciting as bast Burglar novels.


    Which scene was your favorite?

    The final exposure


    Did you have an extreme reaction to this book? Did it make you laugh or cry?

    No


    Any additional comments?

    I've alway loved Block's Burglar novels, and always recommend them to people, but this one was slow that it was almost painful.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  • val
    SHELLEY, ID, United States
    14/05/14
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    "Intelligent and Charming"
    Would you recommend this audiobook to a friend? If so, why?

    Mr. Rodenbahr is intriguing as a character, conflicted in his motivations. This is an intelligent and well written continuation of Block's burglar series that will not disappoint. The author draws you into the story and keeps you there with a little smirk on your face.


    0 of 0 people found this review helpful

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