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THE FIRST BOOK IN THE #1 BESTSELLING, MULTI MILLION COPY SELLING SERIES BY TV PRESENTER RICHARD OSMAN.
Read by Lesley Manville, soon-to-be star of The Crown. Featuring an exclusive Q&A between Richard Osman and Marian Keyes.
In a peaceful retirement village, four unlikely friends meet up once a week to investigate unsolved murders.
But when a brutal killing takes place on their very doorstep, the Thursday Murder Club find themselves in the middle of their first live case.
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?
'The best escapist listen of the year ... [Lesley Manville] skilfully immerses herself in Richard Osman's characters, making the most of his comic flair.' AUDIOBOOK OF THE WEEK - The Times
'Smart, compassionate, warm, moving and so VERY funny' Marian Keyes
'A great read, I really enjoyed it' Graham Norton
'So smart and funny. Deplorably good' Ian Rankin
'Thrilling, moving, laugh-out-loud funny' Mark Billingham
CrimeFest Audible Sounds of Crime winner: Best Audiobook 2021
© Richard Osman 2020 (P) Penguin Audio 2020
'A little beacon of pleasure...SUCH FUN!'
'So smart and funny. Deplorably good'
'Smart, compassionate, warm, moving and so VERY funny. I smiled a million times. This book will make a lot of people very, very happy'
'A gripping read and rather moving'
'Funny, clever and achingly British - what else would you expect from a book by Richard Osman?'
'A superb debut. Thrilling, moving, laugh-out-loud funny and packed with characters you will want to see a LOT more of'
'Compelling. Mystery fans are going to be enthralled'
'By turns hilarious and poignant, The Thursday Murder Club offers up a brilliant concept that's flawlessly executed and told in a unique, captivating voice. These are rare qualities in any novel, let alone a debut. I read the first page, then put all else on hold to devour this pitch-perfect book in one sitting. Bravo!'
'So smart, so funny, so warm, and such a wonderful mystery. If we're lucky Richard Osman will keep these characters alive forever'
'A properly funny and totally charming murder mystery steeped in Agatha Christie joy. Also the best crime solving foursome and full of a type of Britishness that makes you smile'
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