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Publisher Description

Brought to you by Penguin.

Read by Lesley Manville and featuring an exclusive Q&A between Richard Osman and Marian Keyes.

THE FIRST BOOK IN THE GRIPPING THURSDAY MURDER CLUB SERIES BY TV PRESENTER RICHARD OSMAN.

In a peaceful retirement village, four unlikely friends meet up once a week to investigate unsolved killings.

But when a local property developer shows up dead, 'The Thursday Murder Club' find themselves in the middle of their first live case.

The four friends, Elizabeth, Joyce, Ibrahim and Ron, might be pushing eighty but they still have a few tricks up their sleeves. Can our unorthodox but brilliant gang catch the killer before it's too late?

It is great to listen to a feelgood story that wittily reflects society as it is rather than beating the drum of a fashionable cause. Lesley Manville, shortly to be Princess Margaret in The Crown, has so far been sparing in recording audiobooks, but she skilfully immerses herself in Richard Osman's characters, making the most of his comic flair. - The Sunday Times

'A little beacon of pleasure...SUCH FUN!' KATE ATKINSON

'What a great read this book is. Brimming with fascinating characters, humour, intrigue and warmth. And of course a brilliant whodunnit' Lesley Manville

'Compelling. Mystery fans are going to be enthralled' Harlan Coben

'Smart, compassionate, warm, moving and so VERY funny. I smiled a million times. This book will make a lot of people very, very happy' Marian Keyes

© Richard Osman 2020 (P) Penguin Audio 2020

GENRE
Crime & Thrillers
NARRATOR
LM
Lesley Manville
LENGTH
12:25
hr min
RELEASED
2020
3 September
PUBLISHER
Penguin Books Ltd
LANGUAGE
EN
English
SIZE
379.1
MB

Customer Reviews

Bluedec ,

Can’t wait for the next one

What a fabulous story and cast of characters beautifully narrated. I didn’t want it to end.
Also the chat afterwards was really enjoyable.

Sweetblonde85 ,

Absolutely loved every bit

Fantastic novel. Funny, warm, witty, exciting. Young at heart characters living such interesting lives. Loved the twists and turns!

SJD-59 ,

Can’t wait….

for the next book. I loved the characters, twists and turns of the plot.
I did have Lesley reading while I was reading the paper version.
Brought back childhood memories, the only thing missing was the ‘ping’ to turn the page.

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