Hand in Glove : Roderick Alleyn

  • by Ngaio Marsh
  • Narrated by Jeremy Sinden
  • Series: Roderick Alleyn
  • 5 hrs and 55 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

The April Fool’s Day had been a roaring success for all, it seemed - except for poor Mr. Cartell, who had ended up in the ditch - forever. Then there was the case of Mr. Percival Pyke Period’s letter of condolence, sent before the body was found - not to mention the family squabbles.
It was a puzzling crime for Superintendent Alleyn....

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What the Critics Say

"The brilliant Ngaio Marsh ranks with Agatha Christie and Dorothy Sayers." (Times Literary Supplement)
"Neat, dexterous.... Miss Marsh’s freshest and most enjoyable performance for years." (Sunday Times)
"Light, entertaining and disastrously readable." (Guardian)

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Customer Reviews

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The audiobook would have been better if Saxon narrated

The story was entertaining. The swallowing of the narrator was noticeable and a distraction, especially near the end.
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- Anne

once again narrator ruined the story

Would you try another book from Ngaio Marsh and/or Jeremy Sinden?

love inspector Alleyn but HATE this narrator - he mispronounces the FAMOUS main character's last name and it ruins it for me...too distracting.


How did the narrator detract from the book?

love inspector Alleyn but HATE this narrator - he mispronounces the FAMOUS main character's last name and it ruins it for me...too distracting. if you can get past that, ots probably a good story - i don't know - couldn't listen any longer and returned the title


What character would you cut from Hand in Glove?

the narrator


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- akinco

Book Details

  • Release Date: 10-01-2015
  • Publisher: Hachette Audio UK