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The Scandalous Sisterhood of Prickwillow Place Audiobook

The Scandalous Sisterhood of Prickwillow Place

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Publisher's Summary

There's a murderer on the loose - but that doesn't stop the girls of St. Etheldreda's from attempting to hide the death of their headmistress in this rollicking farce.

The students of St. Etheldreda's School for Girls face a bothersome dilemma. Their irascible headmistress, Mrs. Plackett, and her surly brother, Mr. Godding, have been most inconveniently poisoned at Sunday dinner. Now the school will almost certainly be closed and the girls sent home - unless these seven very proper young ladies can hide the murders and convince their neighbors that nothing is wrong.

Julie Berry's The Scandalous Sisterhood of Prickwillow Place is a smart, hilarious Victorian romp, full of outrageous plot twists, mistaken identities, and mysterious happenings.

©2014 Julie Berry (P)2014 Listening Library

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    hugh Ireland 25/09/2014
    hugh Ireland 25/09/2014
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    "irritating"
    Would you try another book written by Julie Berry or narrated by Jayne Entwistle?

    No I bought this book based on the award winning narration of Jayne Entwhistle on the Flavia de Luce books (not available on audible I got them from iTunes).
    This reading is not as good, but the real problem is that the girls are constantly referred to by their descriptive such as Pocked Jane and Smooth sally etc. It gets very tiring.


    Would you ever listen to anything by Julie Berry again?

    Nope


    What three words best describe Jayne Entwistle’s voice?

    She sounds bored


    You didn’t love this book--but did it have any redeeming qualities?

    Didn't get far enough in to know.


    Any additional comments?

    Only that the same style of writing seems to have annoyed severel people in the written book reviews also.

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
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  • Adi Gilo
    01/06/15
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    "Unexpectedly delightful"

    This book was so fun and unexpected. The writing was sweet and delightful. It's not sophisticated writing but it isn't any less enjoyable for that.

    4 of 4 people found this review helpful
  • M. Skow
    Indiana
    17/09/15
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    "Good Fun!"

    I downloaded this book to listen to with my daughter on a road trip. We both loved it! Jane Entwhistle is one of my favorite readers, which makes the book so much more enjoyable.

    It's a cute story, well
    worth the listen.

    3 of 3 people found this review helpful
  • Ines Anchondo
    El Paso, TX
    14/05/15
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    "Amazing Victorian era book"

    One of the best Victorian era book I've ever read!
    This book never disappoints and I wish I had the girls' luck.
    An amazingly well written book!

    3 of 3 people found this review helpful
  • Megan Boudreau
    Ithaca, NY USA
    10/05/15
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    "Great read, clever, amusing story"

    This is a wonderful Victorian romp, complete with delightful characters, clever plot twists and charming language, well read by the equally wonderful Jayne Entwistle.

    3 of 3 people found this review helpful
  • Rebecca
    10/09/16
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    "Wonderful"

    I just loved this book, super easy to listen to and a cute story of sisterhood and intrigue and murder. Wish this was a series. Sad its over.

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
  • Zane
    Brooklyn
    01/09/16
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    "Delightful"

    Such an enjoyable, madcap mystery. And Jane Entwistle is one of my favorite narrators. If you like the Flavia de Luce books (which she also reads), you'll like this.

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
  • Kim W
    03/07/16
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    "Delightful"

    A charming, oddly funny, light mystery. I especially appreciate reading a story placed in the Victorian period that isn't so heavy and portrays the depth and wit of young women.

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
  • Robin Ballew
    Kennesaw, GA USA
    02/04/16
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    "lighthearted murder mystery"

    kind of a combination of Arsenic and Old Lace and Don't Tell Mom the Babysitter is Dead

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful

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