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3.88428571428571 out of 53.88428571428571 out of 53.88428571428571 out of 53.88428571428571 out of 53.88428571428571 out of 5 3.88 (14 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: 9780062229755
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An elderly spinster has been poisoned in her country home … Everyone blamed Emily’s accident on a rubber ball left on the stairs by her frisky terrier. But the more she thought about her fall, the more convinced she became that one of her relatives was trying to kill her. On April 17th she wrote her suspicions in a letter to Hercule Poirot. Mysteriously he didn’t receive the letter until June 28th … by which time Emily was already dead.

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Listener Opinions

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Elyse | 6/26/2011

    " Really unexpected. Well written though. I am really addicted to her books! "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Jeannette | 6/1/2011

    " Although I actually solved it before the outcome was revealed, I really enjoyed how this one played out and the premise that begins it all. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Rebekkila | 5/27/2011

    " One of the better Agatha Christie books that I have read recently. I liked the interactions between Poirot anad Hastings better than most. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Miklos | 5/9/2011

    " entertaining and a pleasure to have captain hastings as the narrator as always "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Guna | 4/28/2011

    " It's always great to revisit the classics. I love Poirot! (and the dog is especially appealing). "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Lindsey | 4/10/2011

    " Captain Hastings returns from the Argentine "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 ???? | 4/3/2011

    " well it was good but the murderer didnt surprise me "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Sheila | 3/17/2011

    " Just rereading some Christie the last couple of months. If you like Christie, you'll like this. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Laura | 3/5/2011

    " I went through so many theories in my head, trying to figure out the culprit. I finally got there, but really close to the end!

    I loved Hastings' interactions with Bob, the dumb witness. He was very cute. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Rachel | 2/12/2011

    " This is one of my favourite Poirot stories. I like the dialogues between Poirot and Hastings and how Bob the dog can 'speak'. It makes him sound like a person. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Frances | 2/5/2011

    " ah you can't beat Agatha Christie and good old Poirot! I love being immersed in the language of another time and the themes she used in her writing were sometimes surprising,considering when she wrote them.

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  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Patricia | 10/14/2010

    " Hugh Frazier narrated the version I listened to. His voice is so soothing... "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Rachel | 10/1/2010

    " I have a loving fondness for Agatha Christie's Poirot series and the tv series starring David Suchet. "

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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. He is the winner of an AudioFile Earphones Award.