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The Mind of Mr. J. G. Reeder

By Edgar Wallace Read (characterised without sound effects) by David Horovitch J G Reeder is the epitome of his contemporary, the hard boiled detective (Marlowe, et al.) a slightly shabby, easily overlooked and always underestimated little man with red hair,

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Raymond Chandler: The BBC Radio Drama Collection

Full Cast DramaI’ve said it before and it’s worth saying again, nobody does radio drama better than the BBC and to my ear there are no audio books to rival the BBC’s full cast recordings. Toby Stephens captures the world

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This Thing of Darkness (BBC Radio Drama)

By Lucia Haynes 7 episodes, 45 minutes each is an investment and it wasn’t altogether clear from the blurb exactly what this was. I listened to everything else I had lined up before tackling it. David Grant (Robin Laing) has

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