Julian Symons – ‘Twixt the Cup and the Lip


A short story from British Library Crime Classic The Christmas Card Crime and Other Stories.

When the Russian Royal Family Jewels are put on display at Orbins department store in the fortnight leading up to Christmas, Mr Rossiter Payne cant resist a present to himself. An inconspicuous London bookseller by day, an experienced jewel thief by night – can he pull off this latest festive heist?

Author: Julian Symons
Narrator: Gordon Griffin
Duration: 1 hr and 12 minutes
Released: 18 Jan 2012
Publisher: Soundings
Language: English

User Review:

weekly newfound

Takes you back to the nineteen thirty’s.
Makes you feel like you are actually there.