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The Chatham School Affair

Thomas Cook

Nominated three times for the Edgar Award, Thomas H. Cook continues to mesmerize readers with novels that combine tales of passion and intrigue with the best in page-turning suspense. Listeners find his pensive, lyrical style irresistible. As lawyer Henry Griswald draws up an aging client's will, he reflects on a series of events in 1926-1927 that shattered the peace of his boyhood community. Griswald, then a student at the school where his father was headmaster, witnessed a passion that would change him forever. At the heart of Griswald's reverie lies a mystery only he can solve. What really happened at Black Pond-a tragedy that eventually destroyed five lives? Seeing his boyhood memories through the eyes of experience and age, Griswald relives the emotion-charged chain of events. As he pieces the tantalizing puzzle together, he also pulls the listener into a growing awareness of the terrible consequences of his childish vision.

Nominated three times for the Edgar Award, Thomas H. Cook continues to mesmerize readers with novels that combine tales of passion and intrigue with the best in page-turning suspense. Listeners find his pensive, lyrical style irresistible. As lawyer Henry Griswald draws up an aging client's will, he reflects on a series of events in 1926-1927 that shattered the peace of his boyhood community. Griswald, then a student at the school where his father was headmaster, witnessed a passion that would change him forever. At the heart of Griswald's reverie lies a mystery only he can solve. What really happened at Black Pond-a tragedy that eventually destroyed five lives? Seeing his boyhood memories through the eyes of experience and age, Griswald relives the emotion-charged chain of events. As he pieces the tantalizing puzzle together, he also pulls the listener into a growing awareness of the terrible consequences of his childish vision.
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Genres:

Fiction

Description:

Nominated three times for the Edgar Award, Thomas H. Cook continues to mesmerize readers with novels that combine tales of passion and intrigue with the best in page-turning suspense. Listeners find his pensive, lyrical style irresistible. As lawyer Henry Griswald draws up an aging client's will, he reflects on a series of events in 1926-1927 that shattered the peace of his boyhood community. Griswald, then a student at the school where his father was headmaster, witnessed a passion that would change him forever. At the heart of Griswald's reverie lies a mystery only he can solve. What really happened at Black Pond-a tragedy that eventually destroyed five lives? Seeing his boyhood memories through the eyes of experience and age, Griswald relives the emotion-charged chain of events. As he pieces the tantalizing puzzle together, he also pulls the listener into a growing awareness of the terrible consequences of his childish vision.

Language:

English

Narrators:

George Guidall

Length:

10h 9m


Chapters

Chapter 1
Chapter 1

13:52


Chapter 2
Chapter 2

23:19


Chapter 3
Chapter 3

15:27


Chapter 4
Chapter 4

15:11


Chapter 5
Chapter 5

17:46


Chapter 6
Chapter 6

22:56


Chapter 7
Chapter 7

23:04


Chapter 8
Chapter 8

13:45


Chapter 9
Chapter 9

15:02


Chapter 10
Chapter 10

23:07


Chapter 11
Chapter 11

14:54


Chapter 12
Chapter 12

17:56


Chapter 13
Chapter 13

24:01


Chapter 14
Chapter 14

18:54


Chapter 15
Chapter 15

27:41


Chapter 16
Chapter 16

21:15


Chapter 17
Chapter 17

16:40


Chapter 18
Chapter 18

16:05


Chapter 19
Chapter 19

15:29


Chapter 20
Chapter 20

15:32


Chapter 21
Chapter 21

21:20


Chapter 22
Chapter 22

12:58


Chapter 23
Chapter 23

19:22


Chapter 24
Chapter 24

16:11


Chapter 25
Chapter 25

25:04


Chapter 26
Chapter 26

19:07


Chapter 27
Chapter 27

14:06


Chapter 28
Chapter 28

16:59


Chapter 29
Chapter 29

13:55


Chapter 30
Chapter 30

13:51


Chapter 31
Chapter 31

17:54


Chapter 32
Chapter 32

24:05


Chapter 33
Chapter 33

08:11


Chapter 34
Chapter 34

12:13


Chapter 35
Chapter 35

02:12