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Francis Durbridge
Birth date: November 25, 1912
Died: April 11, 1998
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BrokenTune
BrokenTune rated it 1 year ago
Paul Temple and Steve are asked to perform a favour for a friend and deliver a pair of glasses that were left behind to their rightful owner in Tunis. Somehow this leads to murder and other crimes that Paul and Steve get to investigate. To cut it short, this story was not great. It was really slow...
BrokenTune
BrokenTune rated it 2 years ago
I had the audiobook home from the library and unfortunately, it was not the one read by Anthony Head. The narrator I had was also very good but just not good enough to make the story more interesting. As with some other books by Durbridge, they fall flat when compared to the radio plays. I have no i...
BrokenTune
BrokenTune rated it 2 years ago
It appears that Paul Temple stories are yet again my current go-to for something light in between other books...or while digesting other heavier ongoing reads. That is, I have picked the radio productions of the Paul Temple stories right now. The later novelisations don't really work for me, but ...
BrokenTune
BrokenTune rated it 3 years ago
This was a very short novelisation of an original Paul Temple radio broadcast adventure. The novelisation was well written and the main characters of Paul Temple and his wife, Steve, had all of the charme of the characters I loved from the radio programme. However, the story was rather short but, w...
Brian's Book Blog
Brian's Book Blog rated it 6 years ago
Paul Temple is a well known author of detective fiction, and also and amateur detective in his own right.After the police are baffled by a spate of jewellery and diamond heists across the midlands, the paers are shouting "Send for Paul Temple!".He is eventually sent for, but before then he's met som...
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