Audiobook listeners join Gwynne Dacres, who loses her job during the Depression. She moves into a boarding house run by bad-tempered Mrs Garr, who is convinced her tenants are going through her things. When a dead body appears outside of the boarding house, it appears there's more to Mrs.Garr's suspicions than paranoia. Robin Miles narrates this mystery with style, helping to create a believably strong and independent lead character in Gwynne and bringing to life the rich cast of eccentric characters she meets. The narration particularly shines during the banter between Gwynne and others. Overall, Miles's timing is perfectly matched to this fast-paced mystery. Written in 1938, it's still a fun listen today. K.J.P. © AudioFile 2021, Portland, Maine [Published: AUGUST 2021]
Trade Ed. Penguin Audio 2021
DD ISBN 9780593397046 $20.00
Library Ed. Books on Tape 2021
DD ISBN 9780593397053 $85.50
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