Wilful Behaviour by Donna Leon | LibraryThing
I stopped listening and read the book instead! A poor delivery and sloppy editing. This excellent story was ruined for me by mispronunciation of even simple Italian words Once again the reading of an excellent story by Donna Leon was ruined for me by mispronunciation of even simple Italian words and names. Can you urge the publishers to have these recordings checked if they really cannot find a narrator with basic knowledge of Italian's very simple rules?
Wrong stresses in well known place names are irritating and show lack of care, but to mispronounce the common name Chiara is inexcusable.
- Shop now and earn 2 points per $1;
- Cages (Book One).
- Intellectual Virtue: Perspectives from Ethics and Epistemology.
Such a shame. As always, the story laid out before us by Donna Leon, is both interesting and visually very descriptive, in a believable way. As A reader that has been to Venice 5 times starting in , but not been since , it is almost as if I am being updated, and that is much fun. I enjoyed Steven Crossley's reading of C.
Sansom's Matthew Shardlake novels. Hiowever, his reading of Wilful Behaviour grates. It is not his godawful Italian pronunciation my wife is from Venice by the way , it is just that I keep hearing Matthew Shardlake, Jack Barak, Ellen Fettiplace and others.
Wilful Behaviour: (Brunetti 11)
I kept expecting to hear Vianello Barak refer to people he didn't like as "arseholes" which of course Vianello would never do. Very off-putting! Crossly seemingly has a box of voices which he uses whatever the book. Stick to Shardlake Mr.
Really well read, Donna Leon never fails to craft spell binding story but the food and family are a great supporting cast off to download next one. By: Donna Leon. Narrated by: Steven Crossley. Series: Guido Brunetti , Book Length: 9 hrs. People who bought this also bought Whisky from Small Glasses A D.
Tämä sivusto käyttää evästeitä
Publisher's Summary When one of his wife Paola's students comes to visit him, with a strange and vague interest in investigating the possibility of a pardon for a crime committed by her grandfather many years ago, Commissario Brunetti thinks little of it, beyond being intrigued and attracted by the girl's intelligence and moral seriousness. What members say Average Customer Ratings Overall. Amazon Reviews. Sort by:.
Most Helpful Most Recent. Ian Kelly Some poor Italian pronunciation One of the enjoyable aspects of the Audible books is usually the excellent Italian pronunciation by English speaking narrators. Murdered student's connection to s Venice Would you consider the audio edition of Wilful Behaviour to be better than the print version? Yes 1 of 1 people found this review helpful. Maximilian Predictable good fun by Leon Would you listen to Wilful Behaviour again?
No, not really Any additional comments? McCulloch Good story, poor performance I like the Brunetti series because I love Venice and I like to read about the city. Story superb, unfortunately the reader cannot pronounce Italian names It's a pity that the pronunciation - e. Chiara within English "ch" - distracts from the excellent writing 2 of 2 people found this review helpful.
Jai K. But when she is found murdered, clearly stabbed to death, Claudia Leonardo is suddenly no longer simply Paola's student, but Brunetti's case Fiction Mystery. More about Donna Leon.
- Wilful Behaviour?
- Wilful Behaviour (brunetti 11) by Donna Leon 9780099536628 |;
- Ageing (Key Concepts)?
- iRef Guides: German Grammar;
- Reagan Diaries Volume 2: November 1985-January 1989.
- Snake Oil, Hustlers and Hambones: The American Medicine Show!
Wilful Behaviour Embed. New here?
Shop by category
Learn how to read digital books for free. Media Wilful Behaviour. Required Cookies These cookies allow you to explore OverDrive services and use our core features. Performance and reliability cookies These cookies allow us to monitor OverDrive's performance and reliability. James Bond: The Authorised Biography. Eagles at War: Eagles of Rome 1. Nextoryn tilaus. Lopeta milloin haluat. Preserves users states across page requests. Used in context with the PayPal payment-function on the website. Stores the user's cookie consent state for the current domain.
This cookie is provided by Paypal. Used to send data to Google Analytics about the visitor's device and behavior.
Registers a unique ID that is used to generate statistical data on how the visitor uses the website. Sets a unique ID for the session. Used by Visual Website Optimizer to determine if the visitor is participating in a design experiment. Used to check if the user's browser supports cookies. This cookie is set to make split-tests on the website, which optimizes the website's relevance towards the visitor — the cookie can also be set to improve the visitor's experience on a website.
Collects information on visitor behaviour on multiple websites. Targets ads based on behavioural profiling and geographical location. Sets a unique ID for the visitor, that allows third party advertisers to target the visitor with relevant advertisement. Collects visitor data related to the user's visits to the website, such as the number of visits, average time spent on the website and what pages have been loaded, with the purpose of displaying targeted ads.