• The Affair of the Mutilated Mink

  • By: James Anderson
  • Narrated by: Cornelius Garrett
  • Length: 9 hrs and 39 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook
  • Release date: 01-04-13
  • Language: English
  • Publisher: Audible Studios
  • 4.5 out of 5 stars 4.6 (143 ratings)

Summary

The Earl of Burford can't believe his luck. Rex Ransom, his favourite star from the 'talkies', and his hot-shot producer, Haggermeir, want to film their next feature at Alderley, the family's seventeenth-century country estate.
Somewhat less enthusiastic is the Countess, who finds herself hosting an impromptu house party for the incoming Hollywood crowd. And before long the guest list grows to include two of their wilful daughter Lady Geraldine's dubious suitors, a long-lost cousin, a sultry femme fatale, a bespectacled librarian, an eccentric screenwriter, and a professional blackmailer.
It's almost too much for Merryweather, the family's imperturbable butler, to cope with. And that's before there's a murder in the dead of night. Inspector Wilkins must unravel the baffling mystery - and work out just what a mutilated mink coat has to do with anything.
©1981 Estate of James Anderson (P)2014 Audible, Inc.
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Customer Reviews

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5 out of 5 stars
By Janet on 06-04-16

Good twist.

Loved it. The narrator was brilliant and expressive. Shame it had to end. Great story.

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2 of 2 people found this review helpful

5 out of 5 stars
By Seafr on 28-03-16

enjoyable

I enjoyed this even though I sussed out the villain straight away but not the motive.

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4 out of 5 stars
By paula on 03-04-13

More James Anderson please!

If you could sum up The Affair of the Mutilated Mink in three words, what would they be?

Classic British mystery, the manor house, country setting, the complete package.

Who was your favorite character and why?

Lady Geraldine, although a period character she still felt fresh, plausible as a person.

What about Cornelius Garrett’s performance did you like?

Smooth delivery

Was there a moment in the book that particularly moved you?

Its just enjoyable - an easy listen.

Any additional comments?

Pleast get more from this authers or similiar authors.

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7 of 7 people found this review helpful

4 out of 5 stars
By Kelli on 07-05-15

Author hit his satirical stride

I love all the references to other detectives in this book. I enjoyed the first book but this one was even more tongue in cheek and was funny while maintaining the mystery plot line,

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3 of 3 people found this review helpful

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