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Ravensdene Court

Gelesen von Nicholas Clifford (1930-2019)

(4,498 Sterne; 208 Bewertungen)

Leonard Middlebrook, a young attorney with, among other things, a bibliographical interest, accepts an invitation to lonely Ravensdene Court on the Northumbrian coast. There, Francis Raven, the owner, recently retired to the family property after an Indian career, finds himself in possession of an enormous number of old books and other items, and needs help in evaluating them. The attorney, though a man of quiet life -- even dull, as he puts it -- finds himself suddenly at the center of a darkening mystery that stretches from the British Isles to the Far East, and eventually threatens not only him but also the young and spirited Miss Raven, Francis’s niece. ( Nicholas Clifford) (8 hr 43 min)

Chapters

The Inn on the Cliff

20:40

Read by Nicholas Clifford (1930-2019)

Ravensdene Court

20:14

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The Morning Tide

20:25

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The Tobacco Box

21:20

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The News from Devonport

21:31

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Secret Theft

21:49

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Yellowface

20:38

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Was it a Woman?

20:59

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The Enlarged Photograph

19:36

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The Yellow Sea

21:31

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The Five Conclusions

20:46

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Netherfield Baxter

21:13

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The Spoils of Sacrifice

21:35

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Solomon Fish

21:03

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Mr. Jallanby - Ship Broker

20:49

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The Pathless Wood

22:41

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Humfrey de Knaythville

20:29

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The Plum Cake

20:11

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Black Memories

21:39

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The Possible Reason

20:34

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The Chinese Gentleman

21:54

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Red Dawn

20:07

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The Fourth Chinaman

19:48

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The Silk Cap

20:57

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Clear Decks

21:00

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Bewertungen

one of my favorite readers

(4 Sterne)

I think the story starts out strong but sort of weakens in the end. I do like how an unexpected person has saved the day.

(4 Sterne)

I could not stop listening, there were no moments through the whole book that I could easily stop listening. Great job to the narrator as well. thoroughly enjoyable experience.

GREAT MYSTERY

(5 Sterne)

Fletcher has a special gift for bringing the reader in with the characters. I sweated with the prisoners. Shame on the impatient readers who thought it too drawn out; I suggest that they subscribe to the Reader's Digest. It is great to hear Nicolas Clifford, one of the finest narrator's ever.

(5 Sterne)

Another great mystery/adventure. I hadn't heard of J.S. Fletcher until I came across these mysteries on Librivox. Now I'm a big fan. As for the reader of this story, he's one of the best. Thanks, Nicholas Clifford. You are wonderful!

(4,5 Sterne)

Love the reader. Sad that he has passed.

So enjoyable

(5 Sterne)

Yet another excellent yarn by J.S. Fletcher. His plots are so different one from the other and intriguing. Nichlas Clifford is a pleasing reader - pleasing tone and rhythm, emphasis in the right place. Just a small niggle - pronunction of place names like Alnwick & Berwick. I find myself saying "Annick"! "Berrick"! each time.

(2 Sterne)

Starts out well, but by about the 5th chapter, the story really drags out. After a while, I lost interest in who had done it. I skipped ahead, hopping it would pick back up, but, as far as I could tell, it didnt. Pleasant narration kept me listening longer than I should have.

good story if a little long winded at times

(4 Sterne)

The characters are interesting and the pacing better than many novels of the same time (1912). An enjoyable listen. I liked that the police detective was portrayed as neither stupid or unduly brilliant, this made him as more believable character.