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Faceless Killers by Henning Mankell (unabridged) was produced by Blackstone Audio and comes with what is perhaps the best audiobook app available (see FEATURES, below).It was a crime of senseless violence. On a cold night in a remote Swedish farmhouse, an elderly farmer was bludgeoned to death, his wife left to die with a noose around her neck. As if this didnt present enough problems for Ystad police inspector Kurt Wallander, the dying womans last word, his only tangible clue, was foreign. If publicized, it could be the match that would inflame Swedens already smoldering anti-immigrant sentiments.In this case, unlike the situation with his ex-wife, his estranged daughter, or the young prosecutor who has piqued his interest, Wallander finds a problem he can handle. He quickly becomes obsessed with solving the crime before the already tense situation explodesthough it will require all of his talent to do so.Self-contained, this audiobook app is perfect for your commute, on a trip, or while relaxing. Based on a library-quality recording, this app was built especially for your iPhone and iPod Touch. No unreadable text, no endless scrolling. The audio is of higher-than-normal quality, making for a great listening experience that will not tire your ears or grate on your nerves.NOTICE: This app includes the same 5-star recording that is available through other retailers for higher prices. It is unabridged and professionally recorded at Blackstone Audio by three time Audie Award winner Dick Hill. You are not buying yet another amateur or volunteer narration. No clicks, background noises, throat clearing, mispronunciations, tinny voices or monotones will be found here. "[A] brilliant U.S. debut.The author goes well beyond the narrow police procedural in creating a full-bodied Wallander and in casting light on the refugee problem in contemporary Swedish society." Library JournalEXPERIENCE. About 9 hours of narration. Created as a Folium enhancedAudio edition, this book includes extra functions and features not found on lesser players.PLAYER CONTROLS. Includes listen (play), pause, multi-speed fast forward/reverse, jump ahead/back, chapter skip, volume control, one-touch chapter- and bookmark browser. There is also a scrub bar that finds any point inside the chapter with just a tap.SLEEP TIMER. Have you ever fallen asleep watching TV or listening to a book? If so, you'll love this feature. Once set, the book will stop, place a bookmark, and allow you to jump back to where you probably began dozing.CLEAR & ELEGANT DESIGN. Simple, clean, intuitive, and smarter than average.CHAPTER TIMINGS. Always know how much time it will take to finish a chapter. Plus, the progress bar at the top of the screen shows how far into the book youve come.OFFLINE LISTENING. You are airplane-ready! Once downloaded, listen uninterrupted without threat from a lost network connection. Downloads are usually just 5-10 minutes, but depend upon your network speed.AUTO-BOOKMARKING. The player remembers where you stopped listening and returns to that exact spot when you open the book again.RATING: 12+ For violence and suspense.___________________An exquisite novel of mesmerizing depth and suspense. Los Angeles Times
What's new in this version:
Added compatibility for iOS 5 Miscellaneous bug fixes Updated user interface and experience