Fantasy Mystery Romance Comics Non-Fiction

A Perilous Undertaking, Audio Book

Monday, May 29, 2023

A Perilous Undertaking, Audio Book (2017) Deanna Raybourn narrated by Angèle Masters (Veronica Speedwell)

Perilous UndertakingSet in England in 1887

We’re continuing to listen to this series in the car, and Michael continues to enjoy it.

We meet Lady Wellingtonia.

“In my day, chairs were not for comfort. They were to keep your bottom from touching the floor and that is all.”

“These are not phalluses— at least not the sort meant for study.”

I blinked at him. “Whatever do you mean?”

He was blushing furiously. “They are . . . Oh God, I can’t even say the word.” “What word?” “Dil— No, I can’t. I can tell you in Greek. These are olisboi. Or if you prefer, in Spanish, consoladores.”

“Consolers? But how could they console . . . oh. Oh!” I peered at the collection in renewed interest. “So they are not for study or ceremonial use but for practical application. How very intriguing.”

Rating: 8/10 | Michael: 6.5


No comments

| TrackBack URI

Leave a Comment

XHTML: <a href="" title=""> <abbr title=""> <acronym title=""> <b> <blockquote cite=""> <cite> <code> <del datetime=""> <em> <i> <q cite=""> <s> <strike> <strong>

RSS feed Comments