Performers in London’s music halls have been falling victim to a series of bizarre and humiliating practical jokes. When a young women is murdered during her disappearing act, Sergeant Cribb must go undercover in the riotous music halls of 19th-century London to catch a vicious killer.
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Rattlin' Good Yarn
Yes, because hearing the very 'British' tones help set the scene.
The very funny and brilliantly descriptive writing.
The very good way he managed to deal with understatement and bewilderment in the characters.
I laughed - a lot.
This story was 'right up my street,' and reminded me of the humour prevalent in the 1960s when we had such droll comics as Tony Hancock.
- Mr. Russell Ellis