Summary

The April Fool’s Day had been a roaring success for all, it seemed - except for poor Mr. Cartell, who had ended up in the ditch - forever. Then there was the case of Mr. Percival Pyke Period’s letter of condolence, sent before the body was found - not to mention the family squabbles.
It was a puzzling crime for Superintendent Alleyn....
©1962 Original Text of 1962 by Ngaio Marsh (P)2015 Hachette Audio
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"The brilliant Ngaio Marsh ranks with Agatha Christie and Dorothy Sayers." ( Times Literary Supplement)
"Neat, dexterous.... Miss Marsh’s freshest and most enjoyable performance for years." ( Sunday Times)
"Light, entertaining and disastrously readable." ( Guardian)
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5 out of 5 stars
By Joanne F. on 16-04-16

Super narrator

I've listened to all the Ngaio Marsh narrators and Mr Sinden is my favourite: especially his Inspector Fox.

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4 out of 5 stars
By Anne on 18-02-16

The audiobook would have been better if Saxon narrated

The story was entertaining. The swallowing of the narrator was noticeable and a distraction, especially near the end.

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5 out of 5 stars
By Jamie Kopp on 09-11-17

Good story

Character development good. Story moves along at a good pace. Kept looking for the character Elaine, which is how the narrator pronounced the name Alleyn. Will continue listening to this series. Purchase about one per month.

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