Retail pak Random House Audio 1999
CS ISBN 037540810X $25.00 Three cassettes
In the style of a BBC period piece, Victorian "independent inquirer" William Monk, an anachronistically P.C. hero, investigates the sudden disappearance of a penniless bride-to-be and her rich fiancé's coachman. Narrator Jones wraps his handsome voice around the boldly drawn characters, making the most of the numerous conversations to vivify them. Most of the period detail has been cut out of this otherwise excellent abridgment, superintended by the always reliable producer Paul Ruben. Y.R. © AudioFile 2000, Portland, Maine [Published: APR/MAY 00]
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