The Clue of the New Shoe : Inspector Napoleon Bonaparte

  • by Arthur W. Upfield
  • Narrated by Peter Hosking
  • Series: Inspector Napoleon Bonaparte
  • 6 hrs and 36 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

The nude body of a man is discovered entombed in the walls of Split Point Lighthouse on the South-East Coast of Australia. Investigating the crime Inspector Napoleon Bonaparte, the half-aborigine detective, wonders why a coffin is moved at night, who was the girl struggling with Dick Lake on the cliff top, and what caused the Bully Buccaneers to deal in death. Superintendent Bolt said, 'It's the toughest job we've ever had to bash open.' An ordinary policeman could afford to fail, but Bony never....

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Customer Reviews

Most Helpful

Love the feel

The only reason I don't give this book five stars is that it isn't "great literature". Loved the feel of a different place and time, loved the lack of violence, loved the accent. Want more Upfield/Hosking for sure!
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- Josie

Mystery in Australia

What made the experience of listening to The Clue of the New Shoe the most enjoyable?

The reader did a great job w/dialect and descriptions of Australia were interesting.


What did you like best about this story?

Understated mystery, minimum of explicit violence, and interesting local characters


Any additional comments?

Fun to listen to.

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- Elaine

Book Details

  • Release Date: 11-02-2010
  • Publisher: Bolinda Publishing Pty Ltd