Very enjoyable listen in a great setting. foggy London nights, horses & carriages, steam boats & Magic. Magical creatures & places and a very unknowin..Show More »g general public all being policed by "the oversight" - the MIB's of the Magical realm. Others have said it, comparable to Jonathan Strange and Mr Norrell but different enough to not be too similar. Excellent Narration. Only reason for slightly less than full house of 5 stars was I found the plot use of coincidence to move things forward occasionally stood out, they are always there in most stories of course but I think there were just a few too many coincidences so they were noticable - but its a minor niggle, it is a great story and I am looking forward to the rest coming soon I hope.
Why change the reader!!! Simon Peebles is the best of the best! So why is the author reading this. He's a writer not an actor and so does not give the..Show More » same performance. Plus the sound quality is base heavy like he is in a broom cupboard. Was this done on the cheep. Sad because the story is interesting and I was looking forward to this. Shame !!!