The Daffodil Affair : Inspector Appleby

  • by Michael Innes
  • Narrated by Matt Addis
  • Series: Inspector Appleby
  • 7 hrs and 51 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

Inspector John Appleby visits utopia in the deep jungles of South America - and tangles with a high spirited conspiracy. An eccentric English schoolgirl disappears, leaving a cryptic note.

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What the Critics Say

"[Y]et another surprising firework display of wit and erudition and ingenious invention." (Guardian)

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Disapointing

I have now played through this story twice and I must say that I have now removed it from my ipod. It truley is rubbish. The story is unbelivable and very random. There is no detective work as such just some huge moments of coincidence that will leave you open mouthed at the fact that the author has tryed to pass it off as part of the story. Maybe as a fan of Sherlock Holmes I am expecting to much from my story book detectives but this book falls so far short of my expectations of what a detective should be that I find it unbarable. On that note, unbarable is the only way to describe about 50% of the characters. They simple seem to be there to annoy you.

The only reason I have given this book 2 stars is that the reading of it is good if not brilliant. I don't think I shall be bothering with any other Innes' book if this is his standard fair.
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- Mark

Book Details

  • Release Date: 18-01-2012
  • Publisher: Audible Studios