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The Blue Sequin

R. Austin Freeman

Richard Austin Freeman (1862 – 1943) was a British writer of detective stories, many featuring the investigator Dr. Thorndyke who uses a mixture of medical and forensic techniques to solve the most baffling crimes. In "The Blue Sequin" a beautiful young woman as been found alone, dead in a railway carriage, with a peculiar combination of head injuries inflicted with great force by a sharp round implement. Suspicion immediately falls on her former lover, an artist, with whom she had quarrelled earlier, and who is in posession of her locket and a stout umbrella with a pointed end. But Dr. Thordyke is not convinced of the artist's guilt and sets out to investigate....

Richard Austin Freeman (1862 – 1943) was a British writer of detective stories, many featuring the investigator Dr. Thorndyke who uses a mixture of medical and forensic techniques to solve the most baffling crimes. In "The Blue Sequin" a beautiful young woman as been found alone, dead in a railway carriage, with a peculiar combination of head injuries inflicted with great force by a sharp round implement. Suspicion immediately falls on her former lover, an artist, with whom she had quarrelled earlier, and who is in posession of her locket and a stout umbrella with a pointed end. But Dr. Thordyke is not convinced of the artist's guilt and sets out to investigate....
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Richard Austin Freeman (1862 – 1943) was a British writer of detective stories, many featuring the investigator Dr. Thorndyke who uses a mixture of medical and forensic techniques to solve the most baffling crimes. In "The Blue Sequin" a beautiful young woman as been found alone, dead in a railway carriage, with a peculiar combination of head injuries inflicted with great force by a sharp round implement. Suspicion immediately falls on her former lover, an artist, with whom she had quarrelled earlier, and who is in posession of her locket and a stout umbrella with a pointed end. But Dr. Thordyke is not convinced of the artist's guilt and sets out to investigate....

Language:

English

Narrators:

Cathy Dobson

Length:

38m


Chapters

Free Sample

01:50

Chapter 1
Chapter 1

20:08


Chapter 2
Chapter 2

18:09