The Noble Outlaw

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Author(s): Bernard Knight
Series: Crowner John Mysteries Series No: 11
Genre: Mystery
Imprint: Clipper Audio
eAudio - unabridged
Audio (12.38 hours)
Product Number: Z01429
Released: Mar 28, 2011
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781461814337
Narrator/s: Paul Matthews
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Description

Forensic pathologist Bernard Knight crafts compelling medieval murder mysteries. When a corpse disrupts school renovations in 1195, the institution's founder immediately blames an outlawed knight hiding in Dartmoor's wilds. Though the knight has reason to despise his accuser, the coroner questions the nobleman's guilt. ". a vivid picture of medieval life ."-Publishers Weekly, starred review

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Author(s): Bernard Knight
Narrator(s): Paul Matthews
Series:
Genre: Mystery
Product Number CP499
Released: Oct 15, 2008
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781436160674

Professional reviews

"Lovers of historical mysteries will enjoy Paul Matthews's sonorous rendition of Bernard Knight's series about a twelfth-century English coroner. In this installment, Crowner John must solve the gruesome murders of several well-respected craftsmen while also coping with a Crusader who has been forced from his home (the "noble outlaw" of the title). As always, accurate historical detail is one of the book's fascinations--for example, the town of Oxford smelled better in the winter because the garbage that flowed in a gully down the middle of every major street was frozen solid. Knight's writing can be sloppy in this eleventh installment, such as using the same adjective twice in one sentence, but Matthews' easy-listening voice and thoughtful characterizations keep us focused on the book's many pleasures. A.C.S. (c) AudioFile 2009, Portland, Maine"

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