Like in all the best thrillers the protagonist is a creature of dark and light, but it's dark that pervades this Glasgow noir tale of murder and bruta..Show More »lity. The mid-20th century British setting places the action close to home whilst giving the tale historical interest. The key to a good audiobook however is in the narration, and here it's superb. I can't imagine anyone else doing a better job as Lennox's mouthpiece.
Well if you've not discovered the Lennox series by Craig Lewis, and you like well written crime- drama with excellent humour you'll love this.
..Show More » If you though the chances of bringing Philip Marlowe to Glasgow in the 1950's is a hopeless task, then you are wrong. This book simply has it all.
I am not listened to a new audiobook with such a sense fo pleasure for a long time. OK there are some anachronisms I think - like a remarkable number of people seem to have private phones in 1950's Glasgow, perhaps they did.
Once again, the combination of Craig Russell's story and the fantastic narration by Sean Barrett have combined the make for a very enjoyable listen. I..Show More » do most of my listening on the 2 mile walk to and from work, when I have a good book such as this one, for some reason it always takes longer to walk. I suspect it is because I don't want the pleasure to end. More please.
I have now listened to all 5 books in the Lenox series and have loved the continuity of the characters especially twinkle toes! The story is only as ..Show More »good as the narrator and Sean Barrett is in a league of his own.