Sidney Chambers and the Problem of Evil : Sidney Chambers

  • by James Runcie
  • Narrated by Peter Wickham
  • Series: Sidney Chambers
  • 8 hrs and 7 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

It is the 1960s and Canon Sidney Chambers is enjoying his first year of married life with his German bride Hildegard. But life in Grantchester rarely stays quiet for long. Our favourite clerical detective soon attempts to stop a serial killer who has a grievance against the clergy; investigates the disappearance of a famous painting; uncovers the fact that an "accidental" drowning on a film shoot may not have been so accidental after all; and discovers the reasons behind the theft of a baby from a hospital. In the meantime, Sidney wrestles with the problem of evil, attempts to fulfill the demands of Dickens, his faithful Labrador, and contemplates, as always, the nature of love.

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The Best of mthe Three books - excellent

What did you like most about Sidney Chambers and the Problem of Evil?

THis book moved up a significant step, the four stories seemed to be well thought throgh and the characters well developed.


Who was your favorite character and why?

I am amused by the detective who seems unable to solve any crime.


Have you listened to any of Peter Wickham’s other performances? How does this one compare?

He is cleasr and consistent. His voice,matches the setting well.


If you made a film of this book, what would be the tag line be?

If the police can't solve it - call the vicar!


Any additional comments?

I felt this set of short stories could be devel;oped into a Frost or Morse type TV series.

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- Mike

Much better than the TV series

Up till now, I've enjoyed the Granchester series on the TV but n
ow I know the books, I can't imagine why the show's producer saw fitr to change so much. The books are so much better.
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Book Details

  • Release Date: 01-08-2014
  • Publisher: Isis Publishing Ltd