The Red House Mystery

  • by A. A. Milne
  • Narrated by William Sutherland
  • 7 hrs and 30 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

"Like all really nice people, you have a weakness for detective stories.... After all that you have done for me, the least that I can do is write one." So wrote A. A. Milne, beloved creator of Winnie the Pooh, to his father, to whom he dedicated this delectable mystery.
Mark Ablett's stately mansion, the Red House, is filled with very proper guests when his most improper brother returns from Australia. The prodigal brother enters Mark's study, the parlor maid hears arguing and the brother dies...rather suddenly, with a bullet between the eyes. The study is locked from the inside and Mark is missing!
Investigating the crime is wealthy Antony Gillingham, who rivals Sherlock Holmes in his remarkable powers of observation. He is aided by the perfect Watson, his friend Bill Beverley, a cheerful young man in white flannels. Echoes of Christopher Robin and his friends chime nostalgically throughout this charming classic of detection!


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difficult listen

Loved the book - thought I might enjoy listening to it, but couldn't get past the terrible, flat narration.
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- Todd

A Classic

This is one of the best books I have heard. Okay, the voicing's not great but the story more than makes up for it. The solution is out of the ordinary and a surprise for those who don't follow the clues closely.
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- Sheryl Mason

Book Details

  • Release Date: 04-05-2012
  • Publisher: Blackstone Audio, Inc.