Murder in the Basement

Murder in the Basement

by Anthony Berkeley (Doubleday, Doran & Company, 1932)

audiobook read by Seán Barrett (Soundings, 2021)

Book cover: “Murder in the Basement” by Anthony Berkeley (Doubleday, Doran & Company, 1932); audiobook read by Seán Barrett (Soundings, 2021)

An experiment in form, which sees what appears at first a straightforward murder investigation proceed by way of a fictional manuscript within-story. Unfortunately, this manuscript’s narrative is one that Sheringham himself admits to having grown bored with and abandoned—for good reason!

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