Library Ed. BBC Audiobooks America 2006
CS ISBN 9780792745365 $89.95 Ten cassettes
CD ISBN 9780792745129 $110.95 Twelve CDs
MP3-CD ISBN 978792745600 $69.95 Two MP3-CDs
ONE GOOD TURN is a kind of literary crime romp set during the Edinburgh Festival. Martin Canning, mystery writer, throws his bag at a baseball-wielding thug to save the life of a stranger. (Festival-goers believe it to be theater.) The incident reverberates through the lives of the many witnesses. Steven Crossley's measured British voice is a pleasure. He deftly develops voices for a myriad of damaged characters, including the timid Martin, deep-voiced retired P.I. Jackson Brodie (returning from CASE HISTORIES), a mysterious husky-voiced Russian with a pink "Favours" card in her bra, and many more. Crossley's pacing and patience are impeccable, especially through Atkinson's many detours. A.B. © AudioFile 2007, Portland, Maine [Published: APR/ MAY 07]
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