The Mystery of a Hansom Cab (Unabridged)

  • by Fergus Hume
  • Narrated by Walter Covell
  • 9 hrs and 8 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

One lonely night, a cabbie discovers that his intoxicated passenger has been suffocated with a handkerchief saturated in chloroform. The murderer, the victim, and the motive are all unknown.Fergus Hume's first literary attempt became the best-selling mystery novel of the 19th century, exceeding even Sherlock Holmes. Hume was a law clerk in Australia, and thus the story takes place in the streets of Melbourne.


What the Critics Say

"An outstanding story and a superior tale of suspense." (Editorial Review Service)


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good performance

I do enjoy books set at this time. I prefer more of the history of that time mentioned
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- mandy

Book Details

  • Release Date: 28-08-2006
  • Publisher: Jimcin Recordings