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Mrs. M. R. Quinn

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  • Murder for Christmas

  • Tales of Seasonal Malice
  • By: Margery Allingham, Marjorie Bowen, Agatha Christie, and others
  • Narrated by: David Birney, Robert Culp, Paul Eddington, and others
  • Length: 5 hrs and 41 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 16
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 12
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 12

Ah, the pleasures of Christmas...the hanging of greens, the traditional feast, the gathering families, a few secrets in the air...and a bit of murder, conspiracy, and theft. The holiday season seems to inspire the imagination of the best mystery writers, and their talents shine here in these delightful tales of Yuletide crime. So seize a few quiet hours in this busiest of seasons to enjoy their sleigh full of mysterious treasures, here with the finest of flair.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Good Old Fashioned Yarns.

  • By Mrs. M. R. Quinn on 07-12-17

Good Old Fashioned Yarns.

Overall
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 07-12-17

I love this book. The stories are all old fashioned, ripping good yarns from established mystery writers.
Make a pot of tea, grab the biscuit barrel and settle down on the sofa.
It's an absolute treat.

4 of 4 people found this review helpful

  • The Complete George Smiley Radio Dramas

  • BBC Radio 4 Full-Cast Dramatisation
  • By: John le Carré
  • Narrated by: full cast, Simon Russell Beale
  • Length: 18 hrs and 59 mins
  • Original Recording
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,279
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 1,153
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 1,145

The complete collection of acclaimed BBC Radio dramas based on John le Carré's best-selling novels, starring Simon Russell Beale as George Smiley. With a star cast including Kenneth Cranham, Eleanor Bron, Brian Cox, Ian MacDiarmid, Anna Chancellor, Hugh Bonneville and Lindsay Duncan, these enthralling dramatisations perfectly capture the atmosphere of le Carré's taut, thrilling spy novels.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • brilliant

  • By clivep on 20-06-16

Unputdownable

Overall
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 03-10-16

Heard these first on Radio 4 Extra and fell deeply in love with Simon Russell Beales voice. The stellar cast give a fantastic interpretation of Le Carres work.
Love it.