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Sidney Chambers and the Dangers of Temptation Audiobook

Sidney Chambers and the Dangers of Temptation

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Publisher's Summary

It's the summer of love in late 1960s England. Astronauts are preparing to land on the moon, the war in Biafra dominates the news and Basil D'Oliveira has just been dropped from the England cricket team. In the midst of all this change, Sidney Chambers continues his amateur sleuthing investigations.

A bewitching divorcee enlists Sidney's help in convincing her son to leave a commune; Mrs Maguire's husband returns from the dead; and an arson attack in Cambridge leads Sidney to uncover a cruel case of blackmail involving his former curate. In the rare gaps between church and crime, Sidney struggles with a persistent case of toothache, has his first flutter at the Newmarket races and witnesses the creation of a classic rock song.

©2016 James Runcie (P)2016 Isis Publishing Ltd

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    Helen Bracknell, United Kingdom 26/10/2016
    Helen Bracknell, United Kingdom 26/10/2016 Member Since 2011
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    What did you like most about Sidney Chambers and the Dangers of Temptation?

    Despite normally having an aversion to any domination of clergy as a character (unless they are the murderer), in this case I let it go, Sydney Chambers is a sweetie.


    What did you like best about this story?

    They stories are not really 'who done its', but the characters are charming and flawed.


    Which character – as performed by Peter Wickham – was your favourite?

    Sydney Chambers


    Did you have an emotional reaction to this book? Did it make you laugh or cry?

    It made me smile.


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    Penny United Kingdom 03/08/2016
    Penny United Kingdom 03/08/2016 Member Since 2006

    It worries me that despite being unable to kill a fly I have a rather macabre love of mystery, murders and suspense.

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    "Gentle, pastoral, slightly boring"

    I remained with the book because of my own memories of my schooldays in Ely

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