The Thursday Murder Club
- Author Richard Osman
- Narrator Lesley Manville, Richard Osman, Marian Keyes
- Publisher Penguin Books Ltd
- Run Time 12 hours and 25 minutes
- Format Audio
- Genre Comic (humorous) crime and mystery, Crime and mystery: cosy mystery, Crime and mystery: private investigator / amateur detectives, Fiction: general and literary, Generational sagas, Humorous fiction, Narrative theme: Death, grief, loss, Narrative theme: Love and relationships, Narrative theme: Sense of place.
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What to expect
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Read by Lesley Manville and featuring an exclusive Q&A between Richard Osman and Marian Keyes.
THE FIRST BOOK IN THE GRIPPING THURSDAY MURDER CLUB SERIES BY TV PRESENTER RICHARD OSMAN.
In a peaceful retirement village, four unlikely friends meet up once a week to investigate unsolved killings.
But when a local property developer shows up dead, ‘The Thursday Murder Club’ find themselves in the middle of their first live case.
The four friends, Elizabeth, Joyce, Ibrahim and Ron, might be pushing eighty but they still have a few tricks up their sleeves. Can our unorthodox but brilliant gang catch the killer before it’s too late?
It is great to listen to a feelgood story that wittily reflects society as it is rather than beating the drum of a fashionable cause. Lesley Manville, shortly to be Princess Margaret in The Crown, has so far been sparing in recording audiobooks, but she skilfully immerses herself in Richard Osman’s characters, making the most of his comic flair. – The Sunday Times
‘A little beacon of pleasure…SUCH FUN!’ KATE ATKINSON
‘What a great read this book is. Brimming with fascinating characters, humour, intrigue and warmth. And of course a brilliant whodunnit’ Lesley Manville
‘Compelling. Mystery fans are going to be enthralled‘ Harlan Coben
‘Smart, compassionate, warm, moving and so VERY funny. I smiled a million times. This book will make a lot of people very, very happy’ Marian Keyes
© Richard Osman 2020 (P) Penguin Audio 2020
‘A little beacon of pleasure…SUCH FUN!’Kate Atkinson
‘So smart and funny. Deplorably good’Ian Rankin
‘Smart, compassionate, warm, moving and so VERY funny. I smiled a million times. This book will make a lot of people very, very happy’Marian Keyes
‘A gripping read and rather moving’Sunday Times
‘Funny, clever and achingly British – what else would you expect from a book by Richard Osman?’Adam Kay
‘A superb debut. Thrilling, moving, laugh-out-loud funny and packed with characters you will want to see a LOT more of’Mark Billingham
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