Master of the Moor

  • by Ruth Rendell
  • Narrated by Michael Bryant
  • 7 hrs and 6 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

The bleak expanse of Vangmoor was a dark, forbidding place. One victim had been found there, blonde, her face disfigured, her head shorn close to the scalp - killed without motive or mercy. Then a second woman went missing on the moor, and a sense of utter dread gripped the fifty local men who searched for her. Someone watched them in that treacherous place. Was he a killer? Or was he merely angry that a killer had usurped him? For he, and only he, was the Master of the Moor.

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Master of The Moor

Would you recommend this audiobook to a friend? If so, why?

Although not one of Rendell's best novels, it's still a good listen.


What other book might you compare Master of the Moor to, and why?

Other psychological thrillers by authors such as Minette Walters.


Did Michael Bryant do a good job differentiating each of the characters? How?

Sometimes his performance was a little flat and without much cadence. He's not the best actor I've heard to be honest.


Was this a book you wanted to listen to all in one sitting?

Not really, it's a bit too harrowing for that.


Any additional comments?

The actual identity of the murderer was rather easy to work out. I liked the twist though.

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- SilentSinger "Wife, mother, reader. Preferred genres include psychological fact and fiction, comedy and (auto)biography."

Book Details

  • Release Date: 20-12-2011
  • Publisher: Random House AudioBooks