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Inspector French's Greatest Case Audiobook

Inspector French's Greatest Case: An Inspector French Mystery

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Publisher's Summary

From the Collins Crime Club archive, the first Inspector French novel by Freeman Wills Crofts, once dubbed 'The King of Detective Story Writers'.

The first Inspector French mystery.

At the offices of the Hatton Garden diamond merchant, Duke and Peabody, the body of old Mr Gething is discovered beside a now empty safe. With multiple suspects, the robbery and murder is clearly the work of a master criminal and requires a master detective to solve it. Meticulous as ever, Inspector Joseph French of Scotland Yard embarks on an investigation that takes him from the streets of London to Holland, France and Spain and finally to a ship bound for South America.

©2016 Freeman Wills Crofts (P)2016 HarperCollins Publishers

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    Dr. V. Saunders OBE Surrey, England 18/09/2017
    Dr. V. Saunders OBE Surrey, England 18/09/2017 Member Since 2015
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    "Brilliant in all ways"

    I have recently discovered these Inspector French books- audio books. Fantastic and this is the fourth I have enjoyed. But better listened to in order I think. But each stands alone. Brilliant narrator with an array of excellent and pleasant accents for characters. Probably more enjoyable for older readers as a bit nostalgic. Great.

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    peebee Reading UK 27/05/2017
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    "One of the best"

    A great story from a lost age of passenger liners and romantic locations that is expertly crafted to the end. This would make an excellent movie.

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    Mtatthew Scott 23/05/2017
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    "Classic crime tale beautifully narrated"

    A good crime tale from the inter-war years. Twisty plot and enjoyable main character. Phil Fox is an excellent narrator - captures the tone and phrasing wonderfully. I shall purchase the others in the series he has narrated and hope he does them all

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    Julia 06/06/2017
    Julia 06/06/2017
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    "Never engaged me"

    I got one third of the way through and realized I really wasn't listening. I think simply because I never engaged with any of the characters, they had no personality. I barely remembered their names let alone formed a picture of them. So many books so little time, deleted the download.

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    "Inspector French,s greatest case"

    Beutiful written story a little dated but keeps you guessing until the end of last chapter

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    very very boring. I struggled to listen to the end. I will not read another inspector French book.

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