The Great Stink

  • by Clare Clark
  • Narrated by Steven Crossley
  • 12 hrs and 33 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

It is 1855 and William May has returned to London from the battlefields of the Crimea, devastated by the horrors he has suffered on the front line. Back home with his wife and young son, disoriented by the chaos and clamour of the burgeoning city, May tries to rebuild his life. When he secures a job with Bazalgette to transform the city's sewer system, he believes it will prove his salvation. But this subterranean world hides its own terrible secrets and, when a violent murder is committed, a parallel world unfolds beneath London's streets that will bring May ever closer to the edge of his own destruction...

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I wish I was warned!!!!

SO SO SO SO SO SO SO disturbing!!!! *shiver* The synopsis did not elude to just what the 'darkness' was at all! I was bamboozled! Has I known, I would have skipped it.

This is not a spoiler, it's a warning if you are squeemish like me: the main character is a cutter and the author is very descriptive.
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Book Details

  • Release Date: 08-12-2011
  • Publisher: Whole Story Audiobooks