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AN EXPERT IN MURDER A Josephine Tey Mystery

by | Read by Davina Porter

Mystery & Suspense • 11.25 hrs. • Unabridged • © 2011

Upson’s somewhat complex, literary mystery features a fictionalized version of writer Josephine Tey. She’s involved in a murder mystery surrounding her successful play, RICHARD OF BORDEAUX. Davina Porter narrates in an extra-crisp English accent and supplies other accents as needed. She lowers, gruffens, or hardens her voice for males, a tactic that works if you don’t think about it too much. She goes beyond reading to act the roles with intelligence and tact, imbuing Tey with good sense and a slightly humorous waspishness that seem to fit the authorial voice of her novels (and giving her a Scots accent). The performance manages to be brisk, sensitive, and word perfect all at once. An admirable piece of work. W.M. © AudioFile 2012, Portland, Maine [Published: JANUARY 2012]

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Formats

Library Ed. • AudioGO • 2011

CD ISBN 978-0-7927-8089-2 $74.95 • Nine CDs

DD ISBN multiple sources

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