The Man with the Silver Saab by Alexander McCall Smith, Read by David Rintoul
A Lively Parody of Scandi Police Procedurals
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Narrator David Rintoul takes on the complex investigations of odd, unusual, and often inconsequential crimes that populate Alexander McCall Smith’s latest parody of a Scandi police procedural, The Man with the Silver Saab. Host Jo Reed and AudioFile’s Robin Whitten discuss how Rintoul’s innate seriousness contrasts perfectly with the spate of philosophical dialogue and unending stream of comments and asides. Detective Ulf Varg, who takes himself very seriously, bandies about crimes and motives with his sidekick Blomquist and coworker Anna in the Department of Sensitive Crimes.
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