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The Mysterious Benedict Society and the Prisoner's Dilemma (edition 2010)

by Trenton Lee Stewart, Diana Sudyka (Illustrator)

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Title:The Mysterious Benedict Society and the Prisoner's Dilemma
Authors:Trenton Lee Stewart
Other authors:Diana Sudyka (Illustrator)
Info:Little, Brown Books for Young Readers (2010), Edition: Reprint, Paperback, 400 pages
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Reynie, Kate, Sticky, and Constance come to life once more in the third installment of the Mysterious Benedict Society series. Del Roy does a fair job of involving the listener through inflection and the occasional chuckle at the antics of the broad cast of characters, though his ability to voice individuals falls flat. This fast-paced story describes the children's adventures as they attempt to thwart the evil Ledroptha Curtain. Stewart's quirky, intelligent dialogue allows for the characters' personalities to be determined easily from the start, though Roy's interpretation occasionally missteps and distracts from the narrative. His pacing also leaves something to be desired, as drawn-out phrases and lengthy pauses leave the listener impatient. (Audiobook reviewed for AudioFile Magazine, 2010) ( )
  GlitterFem | Mar 29, 2014 |
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  BRCSBooks | Jan 13, 2014 |
As usual, hijinks surround the lives of the four children. Mysteries, puzzles, threatening danger. It was fun, but somehow not quite as big as I was expecting. Still, a great end to the series (I think it’s the end?). [Aug. 2010] ( )
  maureene87 | Apr 4, 2013 |
This conclusion was okay and got the job done, but I was disappointed the series ended so soon and with such a wimpy climax. The first two books were superb and set the bar very high. Sadly, this book did not quite make it over. ( )
  particle_p | Apr 1, 2013 |
Finished this in a few days... really enjoyed it. The extra details about Constance really added to the best parts of the other books, and since the best parts were kept (the teamwork, the interesting creativity used to get themselves out of seemingly 'no win' situations, the riddles) - the book was wonderful.

One wonders if there will be more, or if this is it. ( )
  sriemann | Apr 1, 2013 |
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In a city called Stonetown, on the third floor of an old, gray-stoned house, a boy named Reynie Muldoon was considering his options.
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Join the Mysterious Benedict Society as Reynie, Kate, Sticky, and Constance embark on a daring new adventure that threatens to force them apart from their families, friends, and even each other. When an unexplained blackout engulfs Stonetown, the foursome must unravel clues relating to a nefarious new plot, while their search for answers brings them closer to danger than ever before.

Filled with page-turning action and mind-bending brain teasers, this wildly inventive journey is sure to delight.



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When an unexplained blackout engulfs Stonetown, Benedict Society members Reynie, Kate, Sticky, and Constance follow clues on an adventure that threatens to separate them from their families, friends, and even one another.

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