The Mystery of Edwin Drood by David Thorn
An Unfinished Novel by Charles Dickens (Library Edition)

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[Library Edition Audiobook CD in Vinyl case.]

[Read by David Thorn]

The Mystery of Edwin Drood is Charles Dickens's brilliant contribution to the field of crime and detection. In fact, the novel is even more of a mystery than Dickens himself intended, for he died before completing it, making it a favorite of literary detectives.

Against a background of opium dens, nocturnal graveyard visits, and moldering monastic crypts, Dickens weaves a tightly knit plot centered on the ominous disappearance of young Edwin Drood. Suspected of foul murder are John Jasper, a drug-addicted choir-master who hungers after Drood's fiancee, and Neville Landless, a Ceylonese who had previously quarreled violently with the missing man. With dark, brooding atmosphere and masterful characterization, Dickens is at the height of his powers in this final work.

*Produced by Alcazar AudioWorks with original music by Hans Bisner
 

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Published March 15, 2006 by Blackstone Audio, Inc..
Genres: History, Mystery, Thriller & Suspense, Literature & Fiction. Non-fiction