A Victorian Music Hall Melodrama on Sound and Waves
“My dearest Emily’s grandmother died recently (and rather unexpectedly I’d say….) and she left to her a box of curious gadgets. I’m sure the contents would be of interest to Mr Marconi or Thomas Edison as they seem to have something to with sound and communication.
Elizabeth, Emily’s identical twin sister who, in my opinion, is perfectly ghastly, seems to be after the box too – goodness knows why. I only hope it has nothing to do with Queens Victoria’s impending visit to London or the disappearance of that gaudy but harmless flower girl Maria….”
The tale involves mistaken identities, murderous shenanigans with all the fun and gusto of the Victorian Music Hall!