Audiobook narrator barbara rosenblat unexpected mrs. Pollifax is a widow who lives alone, and her despair at the monotony and lack of excitement in her life leads her to take a trip to the cia offices in washington for the uninitiated like me, this is the first book in a series of oldfashioned cold war spy novels, featuring one mrs. Russell was also credited as contributing to the story idea under a pseudonym. Pollifax spy in 1971, starring rosalind russell as the title character. Pollifax, that very special agent with her own very special brand of logic, is off on an incredible escapade of international intrigue. Seeking adventure, a recent widow angela lansbury works as a secret agent aboard a plane headed for mexico city. Pollifax series is a series of popular spy fiction books and mystery novels written by one of the most noteworthy american novelists named dorothy gilman. She began writing as dorothy gilman for her first mrs.
That way i can listen to the book at my leisure and not worry about only listening to it in the car and missing library due dates. Jul 20, 2012 in dorothy gilmans bestselling mystery series, loveable grandmother emily pollifax has captured the hearts of millions with her secret cia missions. Mrs pollifax and the second thief by dorothy gilman audiobook. An old cia friend, farrell, must collect an inflammatory manuscript smuggled out of iraq into jordan.
Pollifax, the, 1999, directed by anthony shaw, with angela lansbury, thomas ian griffith, ed bishop, at turner classic movies. Get 50% off this audiobook at the audiobooksnow online audio book store and download or stream. I rip the audiobook off the cds, put the mp3 files on my ipod, then erase the files when im done. With angela lansbury, thomas ian griffith, ed bishop, paul birchard.
Pollifax, i was expecting a story about another miss marple, with the difference being in that miss marple was a detective of sorts and mrs. Pollifax is a series of spy fictionmystery novels by american novelist dorothy gilman. Pollifax embarks on a cia mission and finds herself entangled in a surprising plot. Pollifax gives agatha christies miss marple a rival to reckon with. Pollifax, stars rosalind russell in the title role, darren mcgavin as john sebastian farrell, and dana elcar as carstairs. Virgil emily pollifax of new brunswick, new jersey. Emily pollifax is one of a precious few grayhaired female sleuths who solve their cases through unflagging determination, moral courage and wisdom that comes with age. From the first sentence, the story of the depressed widow turned secret agent had me spellbound. Farrell has a simple request for emilyprovide cover during his trip to jordan by posing as his funloving elderly cousin. Pollifax finds herself embroiled in quite a hot cold warand her countrys enemies find themselves entangled with one unbelievably feisty lady. Pollifax 1966, the first novel in what would be a 14book series, mrs. Pollifax 1966 was the first in what would be a 14book series. Unfortunately, something goes wrong, and our dear mrs. Download for offline reading, highlight, bookmark or take notes while you read the unexpected mrs.
Agatha christie the unexpected guest full audiobook best audiobooks duration. Virgil emily pollifax of new brunswick, new jersey, was a widow with grown children. Pollifax, innocent tourist whisks the grayhaired agent into a perilous web of intrigue that spreads across the drifting sands of the volatile middle east. Pollifax is the first novel in dorothy gilmans mrs. An old cia friend, farrell, must collect an inflammatory manuscript smuggled out of. Start a free 30day trial today and get your first audiobook free. Pollifax audiobook series and listen anywhere, anytime on your iphone, android or windows device.
Emily pollifax is a grandmother in her 60s who not only belongs to a garden club, but also works for the cia on a parttime basis. Audiobooks detective and mystery stories, american fiction intelligence service mystery pollifax, emily fictitious character suspense. Stream and download audiobooks to your computer, tablet or mobile phone. Signin to download and listen to this audiobook today. Pollifax book series after i saw the unexpected mrs. Readers love the narrators wonderful use of accents and voices in this charming mystery that should delight you whether youre looking for smiles or thrills the new york times. It has been giving me so much delight that it is all i read anymore. Sending a letter to her representative gets her an interview with the c. Pollifax is the first installment in this remarkable series authored by dorothy gilman.
Bookrags also produced another book for this first book called, the unexpected mrs. She was also the author of many other novels, among them thales folly. Within this delightful novel, the author introduces the reader to mrs. Recorded books is the largest independent producer of audiobooks in the world. She was tired of attending her garden club meetings. Carstairs to go to istanbul as a courier and search for a. The assignment doesnt sound dangerous at first, but then, as often happens, something goes wrong. Download for offline reading, highlight, bookmark or take notes while you read the amazing mrs.
Pollifaxspy 1971, a theatrical film based on the book the unexpected mrs. Pollifax by dorothy gilman available from rakuten kobo. Written by dorothy gilman, audiobook narrated by barbara rosenblat. Eager to add some excitement to her humdrum life, resourceful mrs. Dorothy edith gilman june 25, 1923 february 2, 2012 was an american writer. Mrs pollifax on safari by dorothy gilman audiobook youtube. Nov 19, 2006 i rip the audiobook off the cds, put the mp3 files on my ipod, then erase the files when im done.
This time, the assignment sounds as tasty as a taco. Pollifax audiobooks listen to the full series audible. Emily pollifax is a parttime cia operative and fulltime gardenclubbing grandmother from new jersey. I think that every one should read this series especialy a palm for mrs. It is comprised of 14 books in total, which were released between the years 1966 and 2000. Mrs pollifax and the golden triangle by dorothy gilman audiobook full duration. This first in the series sends emily on her first case after. Barbara rosenblat a widowed matron decides to pursue her lifelong desire to be a spy, finds herself useful to the cia, and successfully completes an assignment which takes her from new jersey to mexico city to albania.
Audiobook narrator barbara rosenblat narrates the unexpected mrs. She has been getting bored of garden club meetings. Social media and marketing for books for the fans of mrs. Should delight you whether youre looking for smiles or thrills. A widowed matron decides to pursue her lifelong desire to be a spy, finds herself useful to the cia, and successfully completes an assignment which takes her from new jersey to mexico city to albania. Gilman introduces emily pollifax, a 60ish new jersey widow bored by the compulsory round of. Get 50% off this audiobook at the audiobooksnow online audio book store and download or stream it right to your computer, smartphone or tablet.84 465 1426 990 15 1196 1012 564 1120 19 387 137 500 1127 261 1308 1174 938 805 1254 763 1093 238 1297 928 752 1344 1027 875 695 421 1383 315 601 496 1387 369 404 259 1321 1323 1313 745 379