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William Boyd's novel provides an insight into the murky world of loss-adjusting.

Abridged by Neville Teller, read by Stephen Critchlow

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William Boyd's novel provides an insight into the murky world of loss-adjusting.

Abridged by Neville Teller, read by Stephen Critchlow

Satire set in contemporary London by William Boyd.

Insurance clerk Lorimer Black's life changes following a shocking discovery.

A shocking discovery's in store for a loss adjuster.

William Boyd's contemporary London satire, read by Stephen Critchlow.

Read by Stephen Critchlow.

A shocking discovery awaits insurance loss adjuster, Lorimer Black.

Contemporary London satire read by Stephen Critchlow.

A shocking discovery awaits insurance loss adjuster Lorimer Black. Contemporary London satire read by Stephen Critchlow.

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William Boyd's satire set in contemporary London.

Insurer Lorimer Black investigates a substantial claim for a hotel fire.

A loss adjuster investigates a large claim for a hotel fire.

Stephen Critchlow reads William Boyd's contemporary London satire.

Read by Stephen Critchlow.

Insurance loss adjuster Lorimer Black investigates a large claim for a London hotel fire.

Insurance loss adjuster Lorimer Black investigates a large claim for a London hotel fire. Read by Stephen Critchlow.

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20071205 (BBC7)
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Satire set in contemporary London by William Boyd.

Insurer Lorimer Black becomes embroiled in a false insurance claim case.

A loss adjuster gets embroiled in a false insurance claim.

Stephen Critchlow reads William Boyd's contemporary London satire.

Read by Stephen Critchlow.

Loss adjuster Lorimer Black gets embroiled in a suspicious claim for insurance.

Loss adjuster Lorimer Black gets embroiled in a suspicious claim for insurance. Read by Stephen Critchlow.

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20070223 (BBC7)
20071206 (BBC7)
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Insurer Lorimer Black reports back to claimants of a fire damaged hotel.

Satire set in contemporary London by William Boyd.

A loss adjuster reports back to claimants of a fire damaged hotel.

Stephen Critchlow reads William Boyd's contemporary London satire.

Loss adjuster Lorimer Black reports back to the claimants for a fire-damaged hotel in London.

Read by Stephen Critchlow.

Loss adjuster Lorimer Black reports back to the claimants for a fire-damaged hotel.

Loss adjuster Lorimer Black reports back to the claimants for a fire-damaged hotel in London. Read by Stephen Critchlow.

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20070223 (BBC7)
20070224 (BBC7)
20071207 (BBC7)
20090206 (BBC7)
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An insurance claim has repercussions for insurer Lorimer Black, who receives threatening calls.

By William Boyd.

An insurance claim has repercussions for a loss adjuster.

Stephen Critchlow reads William Boyd's contemporary London satire.

Read by Stephen Critchlow.

The claim for insurance sparks repercussions for loss adjuster Lorimer Black.

The claim for insurance sparks repercussions for loss adjuster Lorimer Black. Read by Stephen Critchlow.

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Insurer Lorimer Black is threatened after he rejects a vast insurance claim.

William Boyd's story read by Stephen Critchlow.

A loss adjuster is threatened after rejecting a vast claim.

Stephen Critchlow reads William Boyd's contemporary London satire.

Read by Stephen Critchlow.

Loss adjuster Lorimer Black faces threats after rejecting a vast claim for insurance.

Loss adjuster Lorimer Black faces threats after rejecting a vast claim for insurance. Read by Stephen Critchlow.

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20070227 (BBC7)
20070228 (BBC7)
20071211 (BBC7)
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20100921 (BBC7)
20130305 (BBC7)

Lorimer Black is accused of driving a claimant to suicide.

By William Boyd.

Lorimer Black's accused of driving a claimant to suicide.

A loss adjuster is accused of driving a claimant to suicide.

Stephen Critchlow reads William Boyd's contemporary London satire.

Read by Stephen Critchlow.

Insurance loss adjuster Lorimer Black faces accusations over a claimant's suicide.

Insurance loss adjuster Lorimer Black faces accusations over a claimant's suicide. Read by Stephen Critchlow.

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20071212 (BBC7)
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William Boyd's satire set in contemporary London.

Lorimer Black is offered help to investigate an insurance claim.

A loss adjuster's offered help to investigate a claim.

Stephen Critchlow reads William Boyd's contemporary London satire.

Stephen Critchlow reads.

Loss adjuster Lorimer Black gets an unexpected offer of help to investigate the insurance claim.

Read by Stephen Critchlow.

Lorimer Black gets an unexpected offer of help to investigate the insurance claim.

Loss adjuster Lorimer Black gets an unexpected offer of help to investigate the insurance claim. Read by Stephen Critchlow.

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20071213 (BBC7)
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'A burly power of forces' he doesn't comprehend are shaping Lorimer's destiny.

By William Boyd.

Read by Stephen Critchlow.

Mysterious forces are shaping Lorimer Black's destiny.

Stephen Critchlow reads William Boyd's contemporary London satire.

Mighty mysterious forces are shaping the destiny of loss adjuster Lorimer Black.

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Lorimer Black types up his investigation - for the fraud office!

William Boyd's satire set in contemporary London.

Conclusion of William Boyd's novel read by Stephen Critchlow.

Read by Stephen Critchlow

Loss adjuster Lorimer Black types up his findings over the massive bogus insurance claim.

Concluded by Stephen Critchlow.