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THE GREAT PEARL HEIST London's Greatest Thief and Scotland Yard's Hunt for the World's Most Valuable Necklace

by | Read by Michael Page

History • 6.75 hrs. • Unabridged • © 2012

If this story about one of England's biggest jewel thefts were a novel, it would be Sherlock Holmes vs. Professor Moriarty. But it's true, and it recounts the battle between the country's best thief—a master planner behind most of the country’s large robberies—and one of Scotland Yard's best detectives on the eve of WWI. Michael Page offers a sprightly narration that carries the listener along. When he quotes official documents, such as police files or court transcripts, he slows his pace slightly and reads the material in a slightly officious manner. But even his effectiveness as a narrator can't help the middle portion of the book, which provides too much depth on police efforts to track the missing pearl necklace. R.C.G. © AudioFile 2012, Portland, Maine [Published: DECEMBER 2012]

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Formats

Trade Ed. • Brilliance Audio • 2012

MP3-CD ISBN 9781469273112 $14.99 • One MP3-CDs

DD ISBN multiple sources

 

Library Ed. • Brilliance Audio • 2012

CD ISBN 978-1-4692-7312-9 $69.97 • Six CDs

MP3-CD ISBN 978-1-4692-7313-6 $39.97 • One MP3-CDs

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