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The Iron Duke

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  • Posted February 6, 2011

    Great Book

    I just love this author! He does such a good job of characterizing. This story is really great for the kids as it is so hard to find appropriate reading for them. It will keep them wanting to read. The plot has an interesting twist and the story is packed with adventure.

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted January 24, 2014

    I think I would have enjoyed this book better if I had read the

    I think I would have enjoyed this book better if I had read the book first! I had to restart it several times to get all the characters straight in my mind. I did enjoy the different voices and the actual taping was nice and clear so if I’d been more familiar with the story line, I could have imagined it better in my mind.



    The story was suspenseful and I love a book when you can’t figure out the ending. Book was witty and contained lots of good humor. Book has a little of everything, romance, thrill, mystery, adventure….should meet everyone’s approval.

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  • Posted July 26, 2013

    The ensemble cast brings the twist and turn tale of Blacky Lee a

    The ensemble cast brings the twist and turn tale of Blacky Lee and the kingdom of Aldoria to life. Humor, political intrigue, mystery, violence, and romance run rampant as Nazis, communists, and royalists fight over Blacky in this pre-World War 2 pulp fiction novel. The audio version could have used better sound editing. At times, the music between chapters was much louder that the chapter performance. In addition, the length of music between the second to last and the last chapter was long enough that it appeared that the book had finished.

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  • Posted April 29, 2012

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    The "twists and turns" of Blacky Lee remind me of the

    The "twists and turns" of Blacky Lee remind me of the adventures of the mythological "trickster" figure. Like the trickster, Blacky displays traits of trickery and deceit. Working as an American arms merchant in Europe in the 1930's, Blacky is pursued by many governments including the Nazis. His trick-playing and deceit are well documented in the European community from his multiple sales of dud weapons over the years. Not by chance, Blacky flees to the kingdom of Aldoria in the Balkans.

    Many years before Blacky became aware that he was the exact double of Aldoria's Prince Phillip, so he learned to imitate the archduke's voice and mannerisms, and to be even more convincing, he even went so far as to memorize the royal family tree. This adventure begins with impersonation and then proceeds to blend intrigue, humor, and romance for a romping good adventure in the best tradition of pulp fiction.

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