The Goldfish by Elinor Mordaunt audiobook

The Goldfish

By Elinor Mordaunt
Read by Cathy Dobson

Red Door Audiobooks
0.54 Hours Unabridged
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Elinor Mordaunt (1872-1942) was an English author, writer and traveller. She lived extensively in Mauritius, Australia and the East Indies, which provided the inspiration and background for many of her works.‘The Goldfish’ is a strange tale set in the murky underworld of the London docklands. Dor, a raffish petty criminal in London, has a treasured goldfish in a bowl, which his lover, Rosa, reluctantly takes care of, although she is secretly insanely jealous of the attention he lavishes on the fish. The goldfish was given to Dor by a Chinese man who conducted a strange ceremony over the two of them and declared that Dor cannot die while the goldfish still lives. And truly it seems that Dor has a charmed life, for several incidents occur, each of which should have resulted in his death. And then Rosa suspects that Dor is seeing another woman…and her rage knows no bounds….

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Elinor Mordaunt (1872-1942) was an English author, writer and traveller. She lived extensively in Mauritius, Australia and the East Indies, which provided the inspiration and background for many of her works.‘The Goldfish’ is a strange tale set in the murky underworld of the London docklands. Dor, a raffish petty criminal in London, has a treasured goldfish in a bowl, which his lover, Rosa, reluctantly takes care of, although she is secretly insanely jealous of the attention he lavishes on the fish. The goldfish was given to Dor by a Chinese man who conducted a strange ceremony over the two of them and declared that Dor cannot die while the goldfish still lives. And truly it seems that Dor has a charmed life, for several incidents occur, each of which should have resulted in his death. And then Rosa suspects that Dor is seeing another woman…and her rage knows no bounds….

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Available Formats : Digital Download
Category: Fiction/Classics
Runtime: 0.54
Audience: Adult
Language: English