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- Listening Length: 4 hours and 14 minutes
- Program Type: Audiobook
- Version: Unabridged
- Publisher: Nathaniel Gertler dba About Comics
- Audible.com Release Date: April 27, 2012
- Whispersync for Voice: Ready
- Language: English
- ASIN: B007Z67E24
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Loxfinger: An Israel Bond Oy-Oy-7 Adventure, Book 1 Audible – Unabridged
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Top Customer Reviews
Before the events of 1967 and beyond, Israel was much easier seen as the "underdog" to people in the United States. Sol Weinstein capitalized on all that and more. His writing style is a great parody of Ian Fleming's, and the ethnic "in-jokes" are pure borscht belt.
So enjoy, already!
An Israeli secret agent is assigned to protect a famous Jewish philanthropist.
I picked up this book free during an Amazon giveaway. Since I'm not a Bond fan, I figured this would either put me in stitches or put me to sleep. Sadly, it turned out to be the latter. It quite accurately reproduced the feel of the Bond stories, but I didn't find this Lothario any more intriguing than Fleming's original, and quit about a quarter of the way through. Spelling and grammar were acceptable, and the title was both a good spoof and relevant to the plot.
At any rate, it was just super funny and at times kinda weird... would you swim in a pool filled with soup?
I enjoyed this parody quite a bit though.
The style was inimitable. We can only hope for a continuation of this tradition in the future.
Most Recent Customer Reviews
You don't have to be a Member Of The Tribe to appreciate this book, but it couldn't hurt.Published 13 months ago by hlhzimm
a lot more humor could have come of this. not bad, just not that well written. I might read other things by him. or not.Published on January 3, 2014 by E. G. Klaproth
It's a funny take-off on Ian Fleming's James Bond series and set in the '60's. The younger folks may not get all the references and inside jokes but they're cleverly over the top.Published on December 13, 2013 by Carl Lakatos
If zero stars were available, that's what I would have given this. Yes, it's tongue-in-cheek. A spoof. But a foolish spoof. One of the few books I've ever just put down. Read morePublished on September 21, 2013 by LittleCrow
I read many pages waiting for this book to be funny. It never really became so. Thanx got it vas not costing felt!Published on July 29, 2013 by Rockamonton
Not a serious read, if you liked the movie The Hebrew Hammer, then this is for you, if your expecting Exodus its not, with that in mind it would make good pool side reading or for... Read morePublished on June 19, 2013 by Ron Kell
Granted "The Hebrew Hammer" is one of my favourite movies, but when I saw this book, I had to buy it and it did not dissappoint at all. Read morePublished on March 23, 2013 by Tinypaws