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Summary

Exclusive to Audio! Somewhere amongst the shadowy stacks and the many basements of the British library, something is very much amiss - and we're not talking late returns here. Is it a ghost, or something much worse? PC Peter Grant really isn't looking forward to finding out....

©2017 Ben Aaronovitch (P)2017 Audible Studios

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Loved this short reminder of brilliance

If you are missing Peter, this offers a quick fix, loved it but, no Nightingale, and just too short!

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WhatafabulousstorythatIreallyenjoyed. Thank you!

Very interesting until the very end. Kept me enthralled throughout the whole story. Thank you

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Good but too short

All good but too short. Would be much better if longer. Confusing as I wanted a long read.

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Great short story

quick and easy listen, well read and fun. you need to have great some of the series before to understand what is going on though!

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good short story,

Hi this short story has been really good, considering how short it was. well written and notated too. thank Audible original drama. Take Care and happy listening xx

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Great story just not long enough

great story, my kind of book completely, sadly just a little too short for me i'm afraid

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Not long enough for me, but nice to give

Not long enough for me But nice to Give Peter Grant a voice and Postmartin

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Great fun

A very satisfying short story that left me wanting more. I could see the 3 characters heading off for great adventures and I wanted to join them. Perfect narration very well delivered.

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More please

What was one of the most memorable moments of A Rare Book of Cunning Device?

the appearance of the book of cunning device.

Have you listened to any of Kobna Holdbrook-Smith’s other performances? How does this one compare?

Excellent as ever.

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This sits nicely in the series, but it was over much, much too soon.

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delightful

I don't usually go for read books, so I was delighted to enjoy this one

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