De Quincey, infamous for his memoir Confessions of an English Opium-Eater,
is the major suspect in a series of ferocious mass murders identical to ones
that terrorized London forty-three years earlier.
blueprint for the killings seems to be De Quincey’s essay “On Murder Considered
as One of the Fine Arts.” Desperate to clear his name but crippled by opium
addiction, De Quincey is aided by his devoted daughter Emily and a pair of
determined Scotland Yard detectives. Download and start listening now!