Black as He's Painted : Roderick Alleyn

  • by Ngaio Marsh
  • Narrated by Philip Franks
  • Series: Roderick Alleyn
  • 8 hrs and 11 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

When the exuberant president of Ng'ombwana proposes to dispense with the usual security arrangements on an official visit to London, his old schoolmate, Chief Superintendent Alleyn, is called in to persuade him otherwise.
Consequently, on the night of the embassy's reception, the house and grounds are stiff with police. Nevertheless, an assassin does strike, and Alleyn finds he has no shortage of help, from Special Branch to a tribal court - and a small black cat named Lucy Lockett who out-detects them all....

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Satisfying treatment of a favorite story

n'gombwanians, cat, civil servants et al brought to life by twisted plot and good narration
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Book Details

  • Release Date: 28-01-2016
  • Publisher: Hachette Audio UK