Philip Gooden
The Salisbury Manuscript
Read by Tim Bruce
Price: £48.00 CD (all prices +VAT)
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Crime

In the fog-shrouded autumn of 1873 a man dies violently while searching a burial chamber on the outskirts of the city of Salisbury. At the same time Tom Ansell, a young lawyer, arrives from London to receive a manuscript from one of the Cathedral Canons. Felix Slater wants the compromising memoirs of his late father to be locked away until after his own death. But Slater’s death comes much sooner than expected, and it is Tom who discovers the clergyman’s body and comes under suspicion for his murder. The manuscript has disappeared. To clear himself, Tom must go in search of the real culprit.


What the critics say:

‘The witty narrative, laced with puns and word play so popular with this period, makes this an enjoyable racy tale’
– Sunday Telegraph

‘Great fun’
– Guardian

9 CD s
OCD 233 • 978-1-84648-552-7


Playing time: 11hrs


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