Narrator Matt Green enters riotously into this madcap mystery by Lynne Truss, author of the famously funny guide to punctuation EATS, SHOOTS & LEAVES. Full of slyness, slapstick, and utter English silliness, Truss's confection features bumbling Inspector Steine, well-meaning Sergeant Brunswick, and a constable who's been fired from previous postings for being too smart. Also, a theater critic whose head is shot into smithereens, a lady who can bend iron bars, a mysterious person in a red wig, and more. Green, who performed in Truss's BBC radio series about Steine and Brunswick, delivers wittily exaggerated characterizations, a rapid-fire pace, and sotto voce asides with aplomb. Performing with tongue in cheek and absolute sincerity, his audible delight keeps listeners smiling with pleasure at all the ridiculousness. A.C.S. © AudioFile 2019, Portland, Maine [Published: JUNE 2019]
Library Ed. Recorded Books/ Clipper Audio 2018
CD ISBN 9781980022091 $77.75 Seven CDs
DD ISBN 9781980021940 $70.00
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