Four members of the Coverdale family - George, Jacqueline, Melinda and Giles - died in the space of fifteen minutes on the 14th February, St Valentine's Day. Eunice Parchman, the housekeeper, shot them down on a Sunday evening while they were watching opera on television. Two weeks later she was arrested for the crime. But the tragedy neither began nor ended there...
©2011 Ruth Rendell (P)2011 Random House Audio Go
There are no reviews for this title yet.
"A Judgement In Stone"
I have read this in paperback years ago and enjoyed it. The story of the doomed Coverdale family and their strange housekeeper, Eunice Parchment.
Although the narrator, Carole Hayman made a good fist of the various characters, her portrayal of shrewish gossip Joan Smith was a high pitched aural assault. Also, the performance of some of the 'country/Suffolk folk' was bizarre.
I prefer the audio version as with Carole Boyd giving such a wonderful voices reading it just brings the story alive.
When Eunice lifted Norman against the wall for hitting his wife.
I think this one of the best readings by Carole Hayman I can listen to this again and again and again.
LEARN TO READ AND WRITE
Report Inappropriate Content
If you find this review inappropriate and think it should be removed from our site, let us know. This report will be reviewed by Audible and we will take appropriate action.