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The Council of Justice (Unabridged)

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Edgar Wallace: The Council of Justice (Unabridged)

5:15:36
  • Recording Venue: Motivation Sound Studios, London

Chapter 1: The Red Hundred

4:58

There were three delegates from Baden, Herr Schmidt…

5:32

Two men stumbled into the car, one dumbfounded and silent…

5:17

The air of the crowded hall struck the two men in the face…

5:03

So her fame had grown until her father died and she went to…

5:36

Chapter 2: The Fourth Man

4:54

The detective jumped at the opportunity.

5:11

They passed through the crowd that had gathered about the hall…

4:46

'Enthusiast, dreamer and intellectual, of course,' said Gonsalez…

3:45

In Middlesex Street, in the almost emptied hall, Falmouth stood.

4:37

Chapter 3: Jesson Alias Long

5:21

It may be observed that 'Mr. Long' at the threshold of the house…

4:45

Nobody rose to greet the newcomers. The flashy man nodded…

5:19

It would not be fair to follow Jesson through the elaborate…

5:48

Chapter 4: The Red Bean

3:49

He was one of the seven that gathered in the dingy…

3:54

Starque stabbed the list before him with a thick forefinger.

5:09

He had to invent a story that would pass muster.

5:23

So complete and inexplicable was the chill that had come to…

6:07

Chapter 5: The Council Of Justice

5:56

Bartholomew had regained a little of his self assurance.

5:26

'Here, wake up!' Somebody was shaking his arm…

4:22

If Bartholomew's need for cutting himself adrift…

3:05

Chapter 6: Princess Revolutionary

5:45

Bartholomew took a fresh grip of the chair.

5:23

He saw her, standing near the body of the man…

4:45

Chapter 7: The Government and Mr. Jessen

4:58

It was subsequent to Mr. Jessen's visit to the Home Office…

4:07

The detective remembered that this hereditary Prince…

5:05

Chapter 8: An Incident In The Fight

5:31

That night His Highness arrived promptly at eight o'clock…

3:27

Carlos Ferdinand Bourbon, Prince of the Escorial…

3:17

Chapter 9: The Four Versus The Hundred

1:17

'It's a humiliating confession,' said the chief commissioner…

5:19

Thereafter Von Dunop was not permitted to enjoy his walk…

4:09

Chapter 10: The Trial

4:56

It was in the Lodge Room of the Pride of Millwall, AOSA…

4:57

After this, the sum of his transgressions was pronounced…

4:36

The power of the Red Hundred was broken.

3:22

'There are two ways of writing about the police, Sir…'

3:45

Chapter 11: Manfred

4:50

'Come in,' he said, in answer to the knock.

3:53

'What is it you see that displeases you?' he asked.

4:32

Still he made no sign, sitting there all huddled in the big…

4:39

Chapter 12: In Wandsworth Jail

5:32

Manfred refused to plead 'guilty' or 'not guilty'.

5:21

The governor, still frowning thoughtfully, left the cell.

3:58

He might have been tried at the sessions following his committal…

3:35

Armed with the authority of the Home Secretary came…

4:33

Chapter 13: The Rational Faithers

3:10

Poiccart made no response. 'He is also the head…'

3:39

His pause was so long that Poiccart interjected an…

4:09

The hotel was well surrounded by midnight, but so skillfully…

3:55

Chapter 14: At The Old Bailey…

4:56

So he went on to speak of the Four Just Men who had founded…

5:50

'You come to speak on behalf of the accused?' asked the judge.

4:19

'Let me put another case. Suppose you governed…'

4:05

The court was so still that he could hear the scratchings of…

3:10

'It would be madness to expect a civilized country…'

4:11

Chapter 15: Chelmsford

4:36

He woke with the chief warder's hand on his arm…

4:48

The detached house facing the prison was fortunately…

5:22

Until 6 o'clock these men rested – as men must rest…

4:22

Another silence, and then Leon resumed…

4:54

Chapter 16: The Execution

5:27

Three days before the date fixed for the execution…

4:49

He was accurate in his surmise. At the eleventh hour…

5:06

Manfred felt himself caught in a net, deft hands…

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