Mr. Monk Goes to Germany, By Lee Goldberg, Angela Brazil, Narrator

Mr. Monk Goes to Germany
Monk, Book 6
By Lee Goldberg
Narrator: Angela Brazil
Audio Book:

Blackstone Audio, Inc.
Length: 7 hrs and 38 mins

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Narrator Angela Brazil
Angela Brazil does some excellent German accents and as always she does such an exceptional reading for every character in the book. I've listened to most the Monk books a few times and find new things to appreciate each time about her narration. Her pacing and ability to capture and convey so much of the emotional context is stunning and top notch. Her rendition of Julie, Natalie's teen daughter getting snotty with her is priceless. I never tire of her lovely feminine voice and skilled reading of the Mr. Monk Series.

Audio Book Review: Mr. Monk Goes to Germany
By Lee Goldberg

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Author Lee Goldberg

Monk suffers from obsessive-compulsive disorder and has extreme phobia's about almost everything plus a compulsion to make everything in the world symmetrical, from the shape of his ice cubes to the number of floors in a hotel, even the room number must be an even number. His assistant Natalie runs interference between him and anything that might "violate the laws of nature" and with Monk that could be just about anything.

Monk's world is turned upside down when Dr.Kroger tells him he's going to a week long  conference in Germany. Monk really freaks out when Kroger tells him Dr. Jonah Sorenson will see him while he's gone. Monk knows that Sorenson only has one arm which goes against Monk's balance of nature. Monk is barely able to function and Natalie wonders if she can last the week.

Becoming desperate, Monk decides to take dioxynl, an experimental drug that blocks his OCD and phobia's, it's like kryptonite is to Superman. Unfortunately with his inhibitions gone so are his crime solving abilities. Yet, it's the only way he can fly to Germany to have his appointment with Dr.Kroger.

It is no surprise that Natalie once again is not going to have a pleasant vacation because wherever Monk goes the bodies seem to pileup. Germany turns out to be a shocker of a trip for Mr. Monk when he see's the six fingered man with Dr. Kroger and jumps to the conclusion that they are in cahoots together, conspiring to prevent Monk from solving the murder of his wife Trudie. The only murder Monk has never been able to solve.

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