Lady Molly of Scotland Yard Audiobook, by Emma Orczy Play Audiobook Sample

Lady Molly of Scotland Yard Audiobook

Lady Molly of Scotland Yard Audiobook, by Emma Orczy Play Audiobook Sample
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Read By: Christine Rendel Publisher: Spoken Realms Listen Time: at 1.0x Speed 6.83 hours at 1.5x Speed 5.13 hours at 2.0x Speed Release Date: February 2022 Format: Unabridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download ISBN: 9798200977246

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Longest Chapter Length:

58:51 minutes

Shortest Chapter Length:

15 seconds

Average Chapter Length:

43:31 minutes

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Publisher Description

LADY MOLLY OF SCOTLAND YARD  is a collection of short stories about Molly Robertson-Kirk, an early fictional female detective. First published in 1910, Orczy's female detective was the precursor of the lay sleuth who relies on brains rather than brawn. As well as being one of the first novels to feature a female detective as the main character, Orczy's outstandingly successful and brilliant police officer preceded her real-life female counterparts by a decade.

Lady Molly, like her fictional contemporaries, most often succeeded because she recognized domestic clues foreign to male experience. Her shocking entry into the male domain of the police is forgivable when it is discovered that her motive is to save her fiancé from a false accusation. Once her superior intuition has triumphed, Lady Molly very properly marries and leaves the force.

As narrated by her adoring sidekick, Mary Granard, Lady Molly's adventures are very much of their time but still great fun to read or listen to.

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About Emma Orczy

Baroness Orczy was a Hungarian-born British novelist and artist. She is best known for her novels featuring the Scarlet Pimpernel.

About Christine Rendel

Christine Rendel is a British-born award-winning audiobook narrator and producer and actor living in New York. She has narrated over sixty fiction and nonfiction books for major and independent publishers, and maintains a professional home studio on the bucolic north fork of eastern Long Island. She is the SOVAS Voice Arts Award winner 2020 for Classics Narration.