The Quest of the Sacred Slipper


Read by laineyben

(4.5 stars; 84 reviews)

Cavanagh becomes involved in the adventurous search for a precious relic in the mysterious East. (Introduction by Laineyben) (5 hr 9 min)

Chapters

Chapter 1 The Phantom Scimitar 9:20 Read by laineyben
Chapter 2 The Girl with the Violet Eyes 6:07 Read by laineyben
Chapter 3 Hassan of Aleppo 7:19 Read by laineyben
Chapter 4 The Oblong Box 9:16 Read by laineyben
Chapter 5 The Occupant of the Box 10:13 Read by laineyben
Chapter 6 The Ring of The Prophet 11:46 Read by laineyben
Chapter 7 First Attempt on the Safe 5:43 Read by laineyben
Chapter 8 The Violet Eyes Again 8:27 Read by laineyben
Chapter 9 Second Attempt on the Safe 15:33 Read by laineyben
Chapter 10 At The British Antiquarian Museum 12:20 Read by laineyben
Chapter 11 The Hole in the Blind 4:02 Read by laineyben
Chapter 12 The Hashishin Watch 4:46 Read by laineyben
Chapter 13 The White Beam 7:53 Read by laineyben
Chapter 14 A Scream in the Night 11:32 Read by laineyben
Chapter 15 A Shrivelled Hand 4:57 Read by laineyben
Chapter 16 The Dwarf 10:17 Read by laineyben
Chapter 17 The Woman with the Basket 15:57 Read by laineyben
Chapter 18 What Came Through the Window 5:15 Read by laineyben
Chapter 19 A Rapping at Midnight 8:15 Read by laineyben
Chapter 20 The Golden Pavilion 9:47 Read by laineyben
Chapter 21 The Black Tube 13:46 Read by laineyben
Chapter 22 The Light of El-Medineh 8:17 Read by laineyben
Chapter 23 The Three Messages 9:57 Read by laineyben
Chapter 24 I Keep the Appointment 2:45 Read by laineyben
Chapter 25 The Watcher in Bank Chambers 13:21 Read by laineyben
Chapeter 26 The Stong-Room 7:42 Read by laineyben
Chapter 27 The Slipper 2:57 Read by laineyben
Chapter 28 Carneta 9:53 Read by laineyben
Chapter 29 We Meet Mr Isaacs 10:32 Read by laineyben
Chapter 30 At the Gate House 8:29 Read by laineyben
Chapter 31 The Pool of Death 9:34 Read by laineyben
Chapter 32 Six Patches 12:10 Read by laineyben
Chapter 33 How We Were Reenforced 8:18 Read by laineyben
Chapter 34 My Last Meeting with Hassan of Aleppo 13:05 Read by laineyben

Reviews

I agree!


(5 stars)

I agree completely with the first reviewer. I love Sax Rohmer's books, and I was pleasantly surprised by the quality of this reading. Thank you to the reader and Librivox.

Love hate relationship with this book


(4 stars)

The slipper of a prophet has been stolen and brought to a museum. The followers of that prophet seek to retrieve that slipper, and will stop at nothing to do it, including murder. Professor Cavanagh becomes the keeper of that slipper and finds himself pursued by thieves, religious fanatics, and a mysterious woman with violet eyes. I liked the mystery of this book, and I liked the reader, the book was wonderfully read. I found some of the scenes annoying because the hero was a bit of a clodpole at times. All in all it was a mostly good book with a neat ending. Kudos to the reader for her excellent voice which fit in well with the tone of the story. A mildly tinny sound on the recording; GE filtered it out fine.

BETTER THAN FU MANCHU


(5 stars)

Fu Manchu doubtless lent itself easily to the movies. but this tale, very similar in essence, was much better. Rohmer has great imaginative powers which enable him to tell stories through brief moments of peril or perplexity. This would not succeed with everyone, but it does with him. And it certainly does not hurt that the narration is perfection itself, both in pace and tone.


(1 stars)

Boring plot and repetitive events. This was my first novel by Sax Rohmer and probably the last! i guess having gone through novels from H. Rider Haggard, this novel did not meet the same standards. Reader though did a good job.

great narration, good story


(4 stars)

Narrator is absolute joy to listen to. the storyline though is not that exciting or out of the ordinary. it's almost predictable Ford most parts

Strange, creepy tale


(5 stars)

This is a dark one. It’s not a book you can put down now, or in this case stop listening to. :-)


(5 stars)

This was the best book of the author so far. Very compelling and the narrator did an excellent job, thank you!

excellent!


(5 stars)

Excellent, excellent, excellent on all accounts!!! do not start this before bed or you will be up all night!