Sunday, April 15, 2012

Lady from nowhere

I like to listen to stories while i hack code. So I love the BBC Iplayer that has a lot of drama. However, there  a lot of repeats. So sometimes I listen to LibriVox that is a collection of human read novels in the public domain.

Over the weekend I listened to The Lady from Nowhere by  Fergus Hume. This was a  very confusing (in a good way) murder mystery. A woman was murdered -- from this a vast plot was built.. Thanks to wikipedia I found that one of the authors earlier books had influenced Conan Doyle to write about Sherlock Holmes,