By A.J. Cronin
Dr Finlay's Casebook is a pleasant choice of episodic tales of Dr Finlay and his existence within the fictional Scottish village of Tannochbrae in the course of the inter-war years and in accordance with A.J. Cronin's personal stories as a physician. The BBC went directly to dramatise those tales on either tv and radio through the Sixties and Nineteen Seventies, with the tv edition drawing weekly audiences of 12 million audience. The characters have been revived via ITV from 1993-96 and have been tailored back for BBC radio in 2001 and 2002. This omnibus version of medical professional Finlay of Tannochbrae and Adventures of a Black Bag revive Cronin's masterpiece for a modern viewers – tales that are tragic, humorous and wry and that are a party of Cronin's large expertise.
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His hands were released by the unseen force and he moved off of the chair to kneel. “I accept your worship. ” The human lifted his head and stood. ” “Anything,” Manasseh said. “Good. You will capture an Ordakian for my pleasure. This creature was last seen in Gathford. He travels with another of his race, and a Dwarf. I only need the blonde one. When you have retrieved him, call upon me and I will hear you. ” “Yes, my Lord. ” A smooth stone, cradled in gold and attached to a leather strap, appeared magically around Manasseh’s neck.
He stood and glared toward his sleeping haven. A silhouette of a hand brushed along the silk. Angry with the intrusion and the defiance, he strode to the bedside and pulled the draping away, “I will have you flogged—” He stopped short when he found it empty. A strange garbled whisper echoed behind him, and he swung around with a summoned dagger now in his hand. The King could sense a presence of someone in the room. A chill encompassed his exposed chest and arms. ” he called. 41 Instantly, two men in black armor with red painted shoulders burst through the double doors.
Dr Finlay's Casebook by A.J. Cronin