The Interpretation Of Murder

By Jed Rubenfeld, abridged by Chris Dolan.

Read by William Hope and Martin T Sherman.

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012007040920100828 (BBC7)

By Jed Rubenfeld, abridged by Chris Dolan.

Read by William Hope and Martin T Sherman.Sigmund Freud arrives in New York in 1909 just as a beautiful socialite is found dead in her apartment.

Freud and his American disciple Stratham Younger are soon drawn into a police investigation that reveals vice and corruption behind the elegant facade of Manhattan's elite society.

Sadistic attacks coincide with psychoanalyst Sigmund Freud's visit to New York.

Read by William Hope and Martin T Sherman.

022007041020100828 (BBC7)

When a young heiress is the victim of a vicious attack, Freud and Younger are called in to help.

When a second victim survives a brutal attack, Sigmund Freud is asked to intervene.

Read by William Hope and Martin T Sherman.

032007041120100904 (BBC7)

Coroner Hugel and Detective Littlemore are shocked when they inspect the body of the murder victim.

A key witness is mute and the victim's body goes missing.

Sigmund Freud keeps watch.

Read by William Hope and Martin T Sherman.

042007041220100904 (BBC7)

Nora Acton tells Younger an unsettling story about her family background.

The evidence builds from two sadistic attacks and points at a prominent New Yorker.

Read by William Hope and Martin T Sherman.

052007041320100911 (BBC7)

A man descends into one of the Manhattan Bridge caissons to hide a large trunk.

A witness meets a gruesome end - and Nora Acton recalls a disturbing scene.

Read by William Hope and Martin T Sherman.

062007041620100911 (BBC7)

Sigmund Freud and his American disciple Stratham Younger are treating the victim of a sado-masochistic attack.

The girl has lost all memory of the incident, but the police believe the details of her case are almost identical to the murder of beautiful socialite Elizabeth Riverford

The campaign against Freud gathers momentum - and incriminating evidence is found.

Read by William Hope and Martin T Sherman.

072007041720100918 (BBC7)

Detective Littlemore finds a body hidden in a trunk in Chinatown.

Another body is found - as attention turns to the seamier side of New York life.

Read by William Hope and Martin T Sherman.

082007041820100918 (BBC7)

Nora Acton is attacked again, but this time she knows who her assailant is.

A terrifying experience for Nora Acton baffles both her family and the police.

Read by William Hope and Martin T Sherman.

092007041920100925 (BBC7)

Stratham Younger meets the beautiful Clara Banwell, wife of the prime murder suspect.

The key suspect's sex-life is revealed, but could a notorious murderer be the killer? Read by William Hope and Martin T Sherman.

The key suspect's sex-life is revealed, but could a notorious murderer be the killer?

102007042020100925 (BBC7)

Younger is falling in love with his patient as Detective Littlemore follows a trail to the Manhattan Bridge.

Nora Acton recalls more disturbing childhood scenes that Freud tries to rationalize.

Read by William Hope and Martin T Sherman.

112007042320101002 (BBC7)

The police now know the identity of the killer.

The search for evidence leads to the foundations of a New York landmark.

Read by William Hope and Martin T Sherman.

122007042420101002 (BBC7)

Littlemore and Younger descend into one of the Manhattan Bridge caissons, deep below the East River.

The focus shifts to an imprisoned high-profile murderer - with influential friends.

Read by William Hope and Martin T Sherman.

132007042520101009 (BBC7)

The prime suspect has a cast-iron alibi and sexual scandal threatens to wreck Freud's lecture tour.

Nora Acton reveals more intimate secrets and the case builds against George Banwell.

Read by William Hope and Martin T Sherman.

142007042620101009 (BBC7)

The murder investigation is stopped in its tracks by a stunning revelation.

A key witness is killed and evidence increasingly indicates a high-profile cover-up.

Read by William Hope and Martin T Sherman.

15 LAST2007042720101009 (BBC7)

Littlemore and Younger discover how to interpret the death of Elizabeth Riverford

The killer's arrest unveils the hidden forces at work leading to his conviction.

Read by William Hope and Martin T Sherman.