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Download After the Funeral: A Hercule Poirot Mystery Audiobook (Unabridged)

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3.43 out of 53.43 out of 53.43 out of 53.43 out of 53.43 out of 5 3.43 (7 ratings) (rate this audio book) Author: Agatha Christie Narrator: Hugh Fraser Publisher: HarperAudio Format: Unabridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Release Date: June 2012 ISBN:
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When Cora Lansquenet is savagely murdered with a hatchet, the extraordinary remark she made the previous day at her brother Richard's funeral suddenly takes on a chilling significance. At the reading of Richard's will, Cora was clearly heard to say, It's been hushed up very nicely, hasn't it.... But he was murdered, wasn't he?

In desperation, the family solicitor turns to Hercule Poirot to unravel the mystery....

This title was previously published as Funerals Are Fatal.

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Listener Opinions

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Daniel | 6/25/2011

    " Did not solve this one before the end. In retrospect, there were clues, and I picked up on some of them, but had no idea what they meant. Curse you, Christie, I'll get you next time. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Hadyan | 5/20/2011

    " So thriller, altough i'm sure Poirot will solve the case "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Jen | 5/10/2011

    " Not my favorite Agatha Christie story but not too bad. I did figure out whodunit and a few other related details. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Lyndsay | 4/19/2011

    " The family all become suspects after the seemingly natural death Richard Abernethie's funeral when his sister says he was murdered. The next day she is murdered.

    Poirot discovers the truth in the miraculous. No he didn't sort of way "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Zach | 1/12/2011

    " This one definitely had a surprise ending. I particularly liked the atmosphere as well. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Robin | 1/6/2011

    " Very good, though if you've read a lot of Christie, you'll notice a few of her favorite 'tricks'.

    I only gave it 3 stars as it seemed a trifle padded. You don't get the final and most important clue until very near the end, and then from there it's just a wrap-up. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 4cats | 12/15/2010

    " Another decent, Poirot novel. Well worth a go . "

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About the Author
Author Agatha Christie

Dame Agatha Christie (1890–1976) was a British crime writer best known for her detective novels and short stories. According to Guinness World Records, she is the best-selling novelist of all time, her novels having sold over four billion copies and having been translated into more than one hundred languages. The Agatha Award for best mystery and crime writers was named in her honor.

About the Narrator

Hugh Fraser is an English actor and theater director who is best known for his portrayal of Captain Hastings in the television series Agatha Christie’s Poirot. He studied acting at Webber Douglas Academy of Dramatic Art and is currently an associate tutor, director, and member of the audition panel at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art, specializing in Shakespeare.