Cargo of Eagles

  • by Margery Allingham
  • Narrated by Philip Franks
  • 3 hrs and 36 mins
  • Abridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

Albert Campion sets out to plumb the secrets of Saltey, an ancient hamlet on the Essex marshes. Once the haunt of smugglers, now it hides a secret rich and mysterious enough to trap all who enter – and someone in the village is willing to terrorise, murder, and raise the very devil to keep that secret to themselves.


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Customer Reviews

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Only bettered if unabridged

I love Margery Allingham's crime novels. They're thoroughly contemporary even though they're now vintage. She has a keen ear for dialogue and a great sense of the ridiculous. Also a sense of place. Philip Franks does a fantastic job of this, and its always clear who is speaking. This could only be bettered by being unabridged - although this is well-pruned so it still makes sense. So much good stuff is lost when it's abridged!
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- Michelle

Well done Albert

In spite of this being an abridged version of the book, I still found it first class
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Book Details

  • Release Date: 06-05-2010
  • Publisher: Hachette Audio UK