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Sue

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  • "Good mystery and funny as well"

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    I thoroughly enjoyed this book. The characters were believable and one could get attached to them. The plot was well worked out and the clues dribbled out and kept me guessing. The reader was ideal, he really got under the skin of the hero (the first person narrator)

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    The London Eye Mystery

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    • By Siobhan Dowd
    • Narrated By Paul Chequer
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    When Ted and Kat watched their cousin Salim get on board the London Eye, he turned and waved before getting on. But after half an hour it landed and everyone trooped off - but no Salim. Where could he have gone? Has he spontaneously combusted? (Ted's theory.) Has he been kidnapped? (Aunt Gloria's theory.) Is he even still alive? (The family's unspoken fear.) Even the police are baffled. Ted and Kat follow a trail of clues across London in a desperate bid to find their cousin, while time ticks dangerously by.

    Learning is fun! says: "Interesting & insightful, great story."
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    fantastic ,although Alexandrine's story during the french revolution is the better story.Both of the narraters do a brilliant job,highly recommended

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  • "Deeply thought-provoking and beauti..."

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    This is a wonderful book, having recently read it I was amazed to discover how much hearing it added to the sense of mystery and of horror experienced. Highly recommended (but not if what you are after is light entertainment!)

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    Heart of Darkness

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    The story of the enigmatic Kurtz and his outpost in deepest Congo is superbly narrated by the gifted Ralph Cosham. Also included is The Lagoon, a story of courage and love in the South Pacific.

    Clare says: "Deeply thought-provoking and beautifully read"

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