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  • Monsieur Pamplemousse and the Militant Midwives

  • By: Michael Bond
  • Narrated by: Bill Wallis
  • Length: 5 hrs and 40 mins
  • 4.4 out of 5 stars (51 ratings)

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Monsieur Pamplemousse and the Militant Midwives

By: Michael Bond
Narrated by: Bill Wallis
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Summary

Having delivered a particularly stirring speech at his recently deceased colleague's funeral, Monsieur Pamplemousse is more than a little disturbed when the coffin explodes during the ceremony. Luckily, his faithful hound Pommes Frites gave out a warning cry just in time, so there were no casualties. But, who exactly is behind this explosion? And was the same person responsible for his late co-worker's demise?

This latest in their wild romps find the entertaining duo causing chaos at a prestigious hotel, where the dish of the day is red herrings. With delectable wit, sharp dialogue and a marvellous sense of timing, this is the latest in the adventures of Monsieur Pamplemousse and his beloved bloodhound.

©2006 Michael Bond (P)2014 Audible, Inc.

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Wonderfully evocative of Paris!

So much enjoyed this little meander around Paris with Monsieur Pamplemousse and his faithful chien. At a time when visiting Paris is impossible because we are living through a pandemic this story helps one both to reminisce on past happy days and culinarily delights and to hope for a better future when we might once again follow recommendations from Le Guide and it’s 3 stock pot recommendations. Really hope that Audible will produce more of these books very soon.

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Neither here or there.

Not much to this story a third in french and not all explained with explanation. Would not read again and may not try this author either.

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Excellent funny tale

Bill Wallace an excellent reader. Wry funny book with an amazing plot, thank you Michael Bond

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‘Ello ‘ello for detective fiction

A real pleasure to revisit these books. The characters are charming, the plot funny and sinister by turns, and the narrator gets it exactly right without the dreadful cod French accent. I shall be reading more.

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Espionage and gastronomy

Easy listening and lots of fun. 1st one I have listened too but I will be downloading the rest. A trip round Paris with Monsieur Pamplemousse and Pomme frite is not to be missed.

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Great listen

I am loving these stories they are such fun to listen to and narrated by one of the greats what's not to like