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Author: Colin Dexter Narrator: Graeme Malcolm Publisher: Hachette Original Audio Length: Release Date: June 2016 Format: Unabridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download ISBN: 9781478908784

Publisher Description

From the author of the Inspector Morse series, a short story about a freelance investigator and what should be a simple case. Mrs. Isobel Rodgers is an investigator's perfect client: beautiful, wealthy, and offering a straightfoward assignment. Mrs. Rodgers suspects her husband of an affair, and it's up to the investigator to determine the object of Mr. Rodger's affections. For someone with brilliant deductive powers, this should be an open-and-shut case-but Mrs. Rodgers may know more than she's letting on. "The Other Half" by Colin Dexter is one of 20 short stories within Mulholland Books's Strand Originals series, featuring thrilling stories by the biggest names in mystery from the Strand Magazine archives. View the full series list at mulhollandbooks.com and listen to them all!

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  • “Narrator Graeme Malcolm entrances listeners with the investigator’s probe of Dennis Rodgers. The story’s title, “The Other Half,” takes on a double meaning when Isobel turns over a partial letter as a clue in the case against her other half. Malcolm artistically depicts the torn missive with jagged rips in his reading. This Holmesian-style mystery, included in Mulholland Books’ Strand Originals series, is a mere quarter of hour, perfect for a short drive or other limited listening situation. It can also be paired with other stories from the series for a longer audio immersion in crime fiction.”

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About the Author

Colin Dexter lives in Oxford. He has won many Crime Writers’ Association awards for his novels and in 1997 was presented with the Cartier Diamond Dagger for outstanding services to crime literature. His story “Evans Tries an O-Level” won the 1996 Macavity Award for Best Short Story.

About the Narrator

Graeme Malcolm is an actor and Earphones Award–winning audiobook narrator. He has performed on Broadway as Pharaoh in Aida and as Sir Edward Ramsay in The King and I. His television appearances include Law & Order, Follow the River, and Mr. Halpern and Mr. Johnson (with Laurence Olivier). His film credits include A Further Gesture, The Adventures of Sebastian Cole, and Reunion.