AudioFile - Find your next great audiobook
Get our Newsletter


by | Read by Martin Jarvis

Fiction • 3.75 hrs. • Abridged • © 1976

With a voice of comedic cunning, narrator Martin Jarvis embraces this Machiavellian tale of sweet revenge. He brilliantly characterizes con-man Harvey Metcalf, sly financial investor. With inspired plot twists, Metcalf's creative swindle cons an Oxford don, a society physician, a French art dealer, and a charming English lord out of their savings--until they wise up to what has happened. In academic tones, with sporadic French accents, Jarvis captures the marks and focuses on how they use their employment specialties to exact pristine revenge on the unsuspecting Metcalf, to the very last penny. The amazing twist at the end leaves the listener truly satisfied with the ingenious plot and counterplots in this story of psychological warfare and avarice. G.D.W. © AudioFile 2005, Portland, Maine [Published: APR/MAY 05]



Trade Ed. • Audio Renaissance • 2004

CD ISBN 1593974116 $14.95 • Three CDs

DD ISBN $9.95

Get our Newsletter
Connect with AudioFile

AudioFile Newsletter

Let us recommend your next great audiobook!

No algorithms here!
We pick great audiobooks for you.
Sign up for our free newsletter with audiobook love from AudioFile editors.

If you are already with us, thank you! Just click X above.


Thank you for signing up.



Thank you for contacting us!

Our group will review and follow up within 72 hours.
Thanks for your interest!

Back Home ×