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In the late seventies, an extraordinary document came to light which for fifty years had been held on deposit by the bankers of the deceased John Herbert Watson MD - better known to devotees of Conan Doyle as Dr Watson. A continuous narrative in the doctor's own hand, the story opens in the East End of London in 1888. Three women have been savagely murdered by Jack the Ripper. To calm the public outcry, Scotland Yard approaches London's most eminent detective, Sherlock Holmes, and asks him to investigate the mystery. This is the acclaimed novel by Michael Dibdin, winner of the Crime Writers' Association's Gold Dagger Award. 'A coolly intelligent author' - "Observer". This is a complete and unabridged reading by Robert Glenister. The adventures of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's famous detective and his faithful companion Dr Watson are given a new and thrilling treatment by Michael Dibdin.Biografía del autor:
Born in England, Michael Dibdin attended schools in Scotland and Ireland, and after earning a B.A. at the University of Sussex went on to complete an M.A. in English Literature at the University of Alberta. He then spent four years in Italy teaching at the University of Perugia. In 1988, Dibdin introduced the Italian cop Aurelio Zen in Ratking, which won the Gold Dagger award in the same year, and in 1994, he won France's Grand Prix de Litterature Policiere for the third novel in the Zen series, Cabal. Dibdin reviews regularly for the "Independent on Sunday" and lives in Seattle with his third wife, Kathrine Beck, also a mystery writer. The Aurelio Zen series is translated into sixteen languages (including Italian).He died in 2007.
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Robert Glenister is best known for his role as Ash Morgan on television s "Hustle "and Nicholas Blake in "Spooks". He has also appeared in "A Touch of Frost", "Heartbeat", and "Midsomer Murders".
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Descripción AudioGO Ltd., 2011. Condición: New. book. Nº de ref. del artículo: M1408468247