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0 out of 50 out of 50 out of 50 out of 50 out of 5 0.00 (0 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: 9780062232328
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A far-from-warm welcome greets Hercule Poirot as he arrives for lunch at Lucy Angkatell’s country house. A man lies dying by the swimming pool, his blood dripping into the water. His wife stands over him, holding a revolver.

As Poirot investigates, he begins to realize that beneath the respectable surface lies a tangle of family secrets and everyone becomes a suspect.

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Quotes & Awards

  • “A strange, poignant book; these are deep waters [she writes about], with powerful undercurrents.”

    Michel Houellebecq, filmmaker and New York Times bestselling author

  • “Good double-bluff surprise.”

    Observer (London)

  • “A grade-A plot…The best Christie in years.”

    San Francisco Chronicle

  • “Christie not only constructs a compelling plot, she explores the psychology of her characters, peeling away layers until she gets to their core. Hugh Fraser, who plays Captain Hastings in the BBC’s Poirot productions, has a resonant voice; his nimble use of British accents is perfect for evoking the upper-crust environment. He gives voice to the inner lives of all of the characters while moving the story forward seamlessly. Originally published as Murder After Hours, this book is pure pleasure.”


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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.