The Cater Street Hangman

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Audio (10.07 hours)
Product Number: Z00363
Released: Mar 28, 2011
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ISBN: #9781449872823
Narrator/s: Davina Porter
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The Cater Street Hangman is the first of Anne Perry's Charlotte and Thomas Pitt mysteries. Set in the Victorian era, it is an elegant and complex mystery full of well-drawn characters and rich period detail. When a maid in the upper class Ellison household is strangled, Inspector Pitt is called in to investigate. He finds a world ruled by strict manners and social customs, where the inhabitants of the Ellison's neighborhood appear to be more outraged by the thought of scandal than they are by murder. Inspector Pitt finds a most unlikely ally in Charlotte, the Ellison's spirited daughter. But as the murders continue, Charlotte and Pitt find themselves drawn together by more than the investigation.

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The Cater Street Hangman
Product Number: BX00038368
Product Number:Z00363
Product Number:CP496

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Author(s): Anne Perry
Narrator(s): Davina Porter
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Product Number CP496
Released: Sep 19, 2008
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781436149488
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Author(s): Anne Perry
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Product Number EB00052955
Released: Jun 14, 2011
Business Term: Purchase
Publisher: Open Road Media
ISBN: #9781453219089

Professional reviews

"Set in Victorian England, this 1979 novel introduced Inspector Thomas Pitt and the socially privileged Charlotte Ellison (later Pitt), who would appear together in 18 subsequent novels. Davina Porter, who has performed several other works of Anne Perry, gives an accomplished reading of this story about the search for a serial strangler on the gas-lit streets. Porter's performance is a pleasure for the listener--sensitive, subtle and elegant--as the characters unravel the mystery of the hangman amid the manners and social constrictions of Victorian life. S.E.S. (c) AudioFile 2000, Portland, Maine"

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