Singing in the Shrouds

  • by Ngaio Marsh
  • Narrated by Anton Lesser
  • 3 hrs and 54 mins
  • Abridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

On a cold February night, the police find the third corpse on the quayside in the Pool of London, her body covered with flower petals and pearls. The killer walked away, singing.
When the cargo ship, Cape Farewell, sets sail, she carries nine passengers, one of whom is known to be the murderer. Which is why Superintendent Roderick Alleyn joins the ship at Portsmouth on the most difficult assignment of his professional career....


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an easy listen

This was a pleasant listen, if somewhat dated in its attitude to women and homosexuality. Agatha Christie 'light' when you want something unchallenging to wash over you.
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- Ben The Cat

Usual Ngaio Marsh very well read.

I have read this book and enjoyed the audio version. It is a relatively short book (abridged?) and is an interesting setting on a boat to Cape Town. Very old fashioned and therefore class conscious (snobby) but enjoyable light fare nonetheless.
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- Marquise of Caribas

Book Details

  • Release Date: 05-08-2010
  • Publisher: Hachette Audio UK