James Langton narrates a historical whodunit set in Victorian London. Society gentleman Charles Lenox becomes absorbed with the ambiguities surrounding an attractive maid’s apparent suicide and offers his keen observations to a reluctant Scotland Yard. Lenox persists in his investigations, largely at the behest of his dear friend, Lady Jane Grey. Langton’s posh accent is well suited to the account, told from Lenox’s point of view, and his narrative sparkles in the fond conversations between Lenox and Lady Jane, whose close bond is not customary among London aristocrats. Langton also enriches the quiet trust between Lenox and his quick-witted butler, enhancing the underlying theme of relationships amid proper society. N.M.C. © AudioFile 2011, Portland, Maine [Published: DECEMBER 2011]
Trade Ed. Tantor Media 2011
CD ISBN 9781452604541 $39.99 Seven CDs
MP3-CD ISBN 9781452654546 $29.99 One MP3-CDs
DD ISBN multiple sources
Library Ed. Tantor Media 2011
CD ISBN 9781452634548 $83.99 Seven CDs
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