• Seventy-Seven Clocks

  • Bryant and May, Book 3
  • By: Christopher Fowler
  • Narrated by: Tim Goodman
  • Series: Bryant & May, Book 3
  • Length: 15 hrs and 36 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook
  • Release date: 05-23-06
  • Language: English
  • Publisher: Whole Story Audiobooks
  • 4 out of 5 stars 4.1 (45 ratings)

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Publisher's Summary

The odd couple of detection, the brilliant but cranky Arthur Bryant and John May of London's Peculiar Crimes Unit, return in a tense, atmospheric new thriller that keeps you guessing right to the end. This time the detectives are up against a series of bizarre murders that defy human understanding, and a killer no human hand may be able to stop. A mysterious stranger in outlandish Edwardian garb defaces a painting in the National Gallery. Then a guest at the exclusive Savoy Hotel is fatally bitten by what appears to be a marshland snake. An outbreak of increasingly bizarre crimes has hit London, and, fittingly, come to the attention of the Peculiar Crimes Unit.
©2005 Christopher Fowler, Defiant Films (P)2006 W. F. Howes Ltd.
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Critic Reviews

"A twisty thriller, full of action and plot surprises." (Publishers Weekly)
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4 out of 5 stars
By Ilinca on 02-27-13

always a pleasure.

Wonderful reader, and Bryant & May are always a pleasure - and never disappoint. I love their quirks and how Fowler knows not to make them too predictable, and the stories hold together so well. What a treat, always.

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5 out of 5 stars
By Michael Caines on 09-19-06

a grand read

Well, I'm in the midst of this one & really loving it. It's quite witty & I find the mystery compelling. The characters are engaging & the reader does an excellent job of shifitng his accent and intonation for each one. One of my favorite books from audible so far.

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5 out of 5 stars
By Elaine Calderwood on 11-04-07

I am loving this book

I have never read anything by this author but I am totaly gripped by this book. I am just about finished the first part and am looking forward to more.

I will be sad when it comes to the conclusion.

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3 out of 5 stars
By Ian on 04-21-07

Enjoably Eccentric

Enjoyable and quirky, with a plot to match. This is not gripping police-procedural stuff, but more tongue-in-cheek light hearted entertainment with a central puzzle which is reminiscent of Jules Verne style sci-fi. Well narrated, though I did find some of the characterisations jarring at times.

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4 out of 5 stars
By bec on 08-26-14

Another enjoyable Bryant and May

These two most unusual detectives of Scotland Yards Peculiar Crimes unit pulled through yet again!
The plot is peculiar and unusual, of course, but reliably interesting. I liked too, the two little side stories ( I'm neither a reviewer nor critic, this is how I think of the stories within the main story) .
I can't say I find these books riveting and exciting, but enjoyable they most certainly are, and I always learn a little more of Londons' history.
Another reason to listen is the narration of Tim Goodman, my benchmark for excellence in narration is Aimee Bruneau, she, of course, is 100%. Tim Goodman is 98%.


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