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The secret of High Eldersham

The secret of High Eldersham

Burton, Miles, 1884-1964, author; Griffin, Gordon, narrator

Samuel Whitehead, landlord of the Rose and Crown, is a stranger in the lonely East Anglian village of High Eldersham. When the newcomer is stabbed to death in his pub, and Scotland Yard are called to the scene, it seems that the veil dividing High Eldersham from the outside world is about to be lifted. Detective Inspector Young forms a theory about the case so utterly impossible that merely entertaining the suspicion makes him doubt his own sanity. Surrounded by sinister forces beyond his understanding, and feeling the need of rational assistance, he calls on a brilliant amateur and 'living encyclopedia', Desmond Merrion. Soon Merrion falls for the charms of a young woman in the village, Mavis Owerton. But does Mavis know more about the secrets of the village than she is willing to admit?

CD, CD, Audiobook. English. Detective and mystery stories. Crime. Audiobooks.
Unabridged edition.
Published Oxford: Soundings Audio Books, 2019
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Statement of responsibility: Miles Burton
ISBN: 1407976974, 9781407976976
Performers: Read by Gordon Griffin.
Physical Description: 8 CDs (9 hr.) : digital, stereo