Benedict Cumberbatch Reads Thrilling Stories of the Railway

  • by Victor Whitechurch
  • Narrated by Benedict Cumberbatch
  • 1 hrs and 9 mins
  • Radio/TV Program

Publisher's Summary

Benedict Cumberbatch reads five stories featuring the famous vegetarian railway detective Thorpe Hazell, as heard on BBC Radio 4.
In "The Affair of the German Dispatch-Box", Hazell hatches a daring plan to retrieve a highly sensitive government document before it reaches the German Ambassador. In "Sir Gilbert Murrell's Picture", when an entire wagon containing valuable paintings disappears from a goods train, Hazell's skill is needed. In "The Affair of the Corridor Express", a multimillionaire's son disappears from a moving train. Hazell must find the kidnappers before the boy is lost forever. In "The Stolen Necklace" a lady begs Hazell to help when the diamond necklace that she borrowed is stolen from her suitcase. In "The Affair of the Birmingham Bank", customers keep drawing money from a Midlands bank, so gold reserves are sent by train. Hazell must guard against train robbery.

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very very good

More more more please can we have some more victor white church is well worth a listen too b.c.reads it well
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- Mr. Stephen Lloyd

Book Details

  • Release Date: 17-07-2014
  • Publisher: BBC Worldwide Ltd