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The Sussex Downs Murder

The Sussex Downs Murder

by John Bude (Skeffington & Sons, 1936)

audiobook read by Gordon Griffin (Soundings, 2015)

Book cover: “The Sussex Downs Murder” by John Bude (Skeffington & Sons, 1936); audiobook read by Gordon Griffin (Soundings, 2015)

Middling at best. While the murder turns out to be cleverly conceived (as Bude has his characters point out, no doubt feeling very pleased with himself), its unravelling is as cack-handed as the prose is uninspired. Superintendent Meredith is rather like dishwater.