Avery and Blake
Books in series3
UNABRIDGED
(4.4 based on 106 ratings)
  • 1
    The Strangler Vine | M. J. Carter

    The Strangler Vine

    • UNABRIDGED (11 hrs and 58 mins)
    • By M. J. Carter
    • Narrated By Sam Dastor
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (81)
    Performance
    (78)
    Story
    (75)

    Penguin presents the unabridged, downloadable audiobook edition of M. J. Carter's The Strangler Vine, read by the actor Sam Dastor. India, 1837: William Avery, a fresh young officer in the East India Company, arrives in Calcutta expecting to be seduced by its ancient traditions. Nine months later he hasn't learnt a word of Hindoostani, is in terrible debt, and longs to return home before the cholera epidemic finishes him off.

    "Ripping Yarn" revises our view of Brits in India

    The Strangler Vine covers a serious subject, disguised in a rollicking good yarn about the days leading up to the British Raj. Taken simply as a stor..Show More »

    Reviewed on 15 May 2015 by T (Leighton Buzzard, United Kingdom)
  • 2
    The Printer's Coffin: The Blake and Avery Mystery Series, Book 2 | M. J. Carter

    The Printer's Coffin: The Blake and Avery Mystery Series, Book 2

    • UNABRIDGED (12 hrs and 38 mins)
    • By M. J. Carter
    • Narrated By Sam Dastor
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (25)
    Performance
    (21)
    Story
    (22)

    London, 1841. Mr Jeremiah Blake and Captain William Avery, recently returned from India, are invited by Viscount Allington to examine the particulars of a grisly pair of murders. Two printers from the seditious gutter presses have been brutally dispatched in distinct but similar circumstances. Fearing the deaths will stoke the fires of Chartism sweeping the capital, Allington hopes Blake and Avery's determination to uncover the truth will solve these crimes and help restore civic order.

    Excellent.

    Having read the first book,The Strangler Vine, I wasn't sure whether to read or listen to this, the second.
    It was very good. Characters brought..Show More »

    Reviewed on 17 April 2017 by judith ()
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