David Morrell
Murder as a Fine Art
Read by Richard Burnip
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The Ratcliffe Highway murders of 1811 brought London to the verge of panic. Forty-three years later, the equally notorious ‘opium eater’ Thomas De Quincey returns to London. Along with his Confessions, he is known for an essay about the killings: On Murder Considered as One of the Fine Arts. Days after his arrival, a family is killed in the same horrific way as the earlier murders. It seems someone is using the essay as a blueprint. And De Quincey himself is the obvious suspect. He must uncover the truth before more blood is shed ...

What the critics say:

‘Brilliant ... an epitome of the intelligent page-turner’ – Publishers Weekly

11 CD s
OCD 819 • 978-0-85735-901-8

Playing time: 14hrs 6mins

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