Richard Horatio Edgar Wallace (1875-1932) was an English writer of 957 short stories and over 170 novels. He is widely recognized as one of the most prolific writers of his age.
'The Murder on Yarmouth Sands' is a true crime story. Towards the end of the Boer War, the body of a woman was discovered on Yarmouth Sands. She had been strangled by a mohair bootlace. There are only two clues to the crime...and the police set out to follow them up....
What made the experience of listening to The Murder on Yarmouth Sands the most enjoyable?
The story was fascinating.
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What didn’t you like about Cathy Dobson’s performance?
Very mannered and inflected.
Was this a book you wanted to listen to all in one sitting?
I did listen to it in one sitting but was able to do it only because it's 40 minutes ling
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