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4.16375 out of 54.16375 out of 54.16375 out of 54.16375 out of 54.16375 out of 5 4.16 (8 ratings) (rate this audio book) Author: Agatha Christie Narrator: Hugh Fraser Publisher: HarperCollins Format: Unabridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Related: The Hercule Poirot Mysteries Release Date: July 2012 ISBN: 9780062229687
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From seat number nine, Hercule Poirot is almost ideally placed to observe his fellow air travelers on this short flight from Paris to London. Over to his right sits a pretty young woman, clearly infatuated with the man opposite. Ahead, in seat number thirteen, is the Countess of Horbury, horribly addicted to cocaine and not doing too good a job of concealing it. Across the gangway in seat number eight, a writer of detective fiction is being troubled by an aggressive wasp. Yes, Poirot is almost ideally placed to take it all in—except that the passenger in the seat directly behind him has slumped over in the course of the flight … dead.

Murdered. By someone in Poirot’s immediate proximity. And Poirot himself must number among the suspects.

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Quotes & Awards

  • “It will be a very acute reader who does not receive a complete surprise at the end.”

    Times Literary Supplement

Listener Opinions

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Ahmed | 4/26/2011

    " One of the best ever, must read one. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Simona | 4/24/2011

    " Questo è stato il primo giallo in cui mi è veramente dispiaciuto scoprire chi è il colpevole.
    Quanto amo questa donna! "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Manda | 2/24/2011

    " Always fun to find an Agatha Christie I haven't yet read! Really enjoyed it, even though I figured out who the murderer was pretty early on. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Stephanie | 2/9/2011

    " A notoriously ruthless French money-lender is murdered in a crowded aeroplane cabin by an arrow dipped in South African snake venom, and no one saw or heard a thing! Only the fantastic Hercule Poirot could possible solve a mystery as bizzare as this! "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Laura | 2/2/2011

    " Woman murdered on a plane. Poirot saves the day. It was interesting to read about the earliest days of commercial air travel, but this book was good but nothing special for me. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Annesuraya | 1/17/2011

    " It's interesting because I couldn't guess who the murderer is. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Dani | 1/13/2011

    " 50 pages into the book and I already had some idea of what was going to happen. Turned out I was right. Really good novel, though. "

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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.