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The Angel of the Crows

Narrated by: Imogen Church
Length: 16 hrs and 2 mins
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From the moment Dr. J. Doyle takes lodgings in Baker Street with the Angel Crow, he becomes intimately acquainted with the supernatural and criminal worlds of London.  

But living with a rogue angel is not so easy; the pair find themselves drawn into mystery after mystery, from a man kidnapped by a vampire nest to Jack the Ripper's horrific murders.  

And besides Doyle's nightmares and shape-shifting, there is the lingering problem of Crow's sense of belonging and the worry that he might fall....

©2020 Katherine Addison (P)2020 Penguin Audio and Rebellion Publishing

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Over the top, hammed up performance

An interesting story spoiled by a ridiculously over the top, hammed up performance! Sounded like a cliche of a children's presenter! Very annoying!

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Fans of Sherlock will either love or hate this.

I feel like if you like Sherlock both the original stories and the modern adaptation you will adore this. But I also feel like you might not appreciate this if you don't know the original Sherlock stories at all.

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Awful Narrator

I am about a quarter of the way through, and thinking of giving up on the audio and getting the kindle edition. I love Katherine Addison's writing. I must have read The Goblin Emperor 6 or 7 times. I listen to a lot of audio books, I listen to them while I'm doing house work or knitting, or just when I am out for a walk. I was so pleased when I found she had a new book out, and that it was available as an audio book. But the narrator is so bad at doing the voices of Crow and Lestrade that it is intrusive and spoils the story. I find I am listening to the voice and not the words, wondering why she chooses to emphasize the words she does. I wonder if she is American trying to do English? I have only given the story 3 stars, because I haven't finished it yet, and so far its a retelling of A Study in Scarlet, so not original . The world the story is set in is steam punk. Such a shame.