Potboiler

Potboiler

Downloadable Audiobook - 2012
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Failed novelist Arthur Pfefferkorn has always been jealous of his friend, successful thriller writer William de Vallèe. So when Arthur learns William has been lost at sea, he decides to take the best-selling author's latest manuscript and publish it as his own. Although the novel brings him great success, his life soon spirals into a series of betrayals and double-crosses torn straight from the pages of his plagiarized work.
Publisher: Prince Frederick, MD : Recorded Books ; [Prince Frederick, Md.] : [Distributed by] OneClick Digital, 2012, p2012
Edition: Unabridged
ISBN: 9781470301873
Characteristics: 1 sound file (11 hr.) : digital
Alternative Title: Pot boiler

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JudithE
Mar 26, 2016

This book may have its clever moments, but I learned something about myself when attempting to listen to it: I would like to read about characters that I like. The protagonist here doesn't fall into that category! Didn't finish it.

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kathymski
Nov 07, 2012

I do agree with the rating below. It was dreadful and the ending of the book was just plain stupid. Sorry Jesse, not your best work at all.

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tlell
Sep 17, 2012

Um......I really don't know what to say about this other than I was incredibly disappointed. I looked forward to reading this one, but about halfway through, I skipped to the end, and even then, I was shaking my head. What was he thinking? I THINK this was supposed to be a satire on detective/spy novels but what it came to was an author, who feels quite entitled, making a hash of the whole thing. The person who narrated the audiotape was quite good, but my advice is just skip it. It was dreadful.

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