Death's Jest Book : Dalziel & Pascoe

  • by Reginald Hill
  • Narrated by Shaun Dooley
  • Series: Dalziel & Pascoe
  • 17 hrs and 10 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

Three times Detective Chief Inspector Pascoe has wrongly accused dead-pan 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 Detective Superintendent Andy Dalziel.

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What the Critics Say

"It's clever, involving and admirably resolved. No one does it better than Hill." (The Guardian)
"Reginald Hill is probably the best living crime writer in the English-speaking world." (The Independent)

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Customer Reviews

Most Helpful

Probably better abridged !

Although the plot was well constructed the story could have been told in around half the pages. This was the first book that I have purchased that I almost gave up on !
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- Mark

Good story ruined by narrator

What did you like best about Death's Jest Book? What did you like least?

As ever Reginald Hill's Dalziel and Pascoe are great, although some passages are ocer long and rambly, made worse by the narrator's rather boring and monotonous voice.
Great if you can't sleep and need something to help you nod off!


What didn’t you like about Shaun Dooley’s performance?

Very boring voice.


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- Amazon Customer

Book Details

  • Release Date: 10-01-2007
  • Publisher: Whole Story Audiobooks