A Man Lay Dead & A Surfeit Of Lampreys : The Inspector Alleyn Mysteries, CD-Audio Book

A Man Lay Dead & A Surfeit Of Lampreys : The Inspector Alleyn Mysteries CD-Audio

Narrated by Full Cast, Jeremy Clyde


Two detective stories featuring gentleman detective Roderick Alleyn, adapted for BBC Radio. In A Man Lay Dead, a game of murders at Sir Hubert Handesley's country house party becomes far too realistic for anyone's liking.

First a guest arrives with a dangerously lethal dagger and then, when the gong sounds to announce the start of the game, the victim plays dead in a very convincing manner.

Chief Detective Inspector Alleyn believes the unusual dagger is a vital clue to the real-life murder, and soon he's on the trail of a Russian secret society. In A Surfeit of Lampreys, the aristocratic Lampreys are charming but penniless - so a visit from the wealthy head of their family is greatly anticipated.

However, their Uncle Gabriel isn't persuaded to part with his money and a row ensues.

When a body is found in the lift leading to the Lampreys' flat, Chief Detective Inspector Alleyn finds a family immersed in hidden secrets and intrigue. 2 CDs. 1 hr 53 mins.


  • Format: CD-Audio
  • Publisher: BBC Audio, A Division Of Random House
  • Publication Date:
  • Category: Classic crime
  • ISBN: 9781408466933



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