"Whoever chose to combine Poe's ghoulishly gory and violent script with
Nighy's famously low-key, deadpan delivery knew what they were doing -
it's a powerful brew."
Sue Arnold - The Guardian
The Dupin Mysteries is the unabridged audio book read by the one and only Bill Nighy that introduces the brilliant detective C. Auguste Dupin. There are three gripping tales in this work by Edgar Allan Poe.
Murders in The Rue Morgue
Dupin is in Paris, and decides to solve the mysterious brutal murder of two women after a suspect has been arrested. Numerous witnesses are quoted as having heard a suspect, though each think they heard a different language. At the murder scene, Dupin finds a suspicious hair that does not appear to be human...
The Mystery of Marie Roget
The body of Rogêt, a perfume shop employee, is found in the Seine River and the media take a keen interest in the mystery…
The Purloined Letter
A letter, the contents of which - if revealed - would be highly compromising, has been stolen from the private sitting room of the Queen… police are baffled as to the whereabouts of the letter despite knowing who the culprit is. Once again Dupin has solved the mystery…
Bill Nighy adds his own suspense and tension in these detective mysteries, available for download - The Dupin Mysteries audiobook.
Running Time: 3hrs 53mins