A classic whodunnit which twists its way to a satisfying conclusion. The world of Crofts' 1920's Scotland Yard and its Inspector French may not be rea..Show More »l but the puzzling tale is so good that any disbelief is easily suspended.
I love these stories with their meticulous focus on the details of the mystery and the actions of Inspector French to try and puzzle them out. If you'..Show More »re looking for in depth development of the characters and their relationships then these stories aren't for you, but I find the step by step unravelling of the mystery, in a time when landline telephones and telegrams were the most rapid forms of communication, great fun. Phil Fox is a very good narrator, pacing his delivery well and voicing the different characters sufficiently to tell them apart, but without going over the top. I'm looking forward to more in this series.