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4.34 out of 54.34 out of 54.34 out of 54.34 out of 54.34 out of 5 4.34 (2 ratings) (rate this audio book) Author: Agatha Christie Narrator: Hugh Fraser, Christopher Lee Publisher: HarperCollins Format: Unabridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Related: The Hercule Poirot Mysteries Release Date: August 2012 ISBN: 9780062243935
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Witness for the Prosecution and Other Stories is a collection of eleven tantalizing tales of murder and other criminal pursuits—including the classic title story, basis for the 1957 Oscar-nominated Billy Wilder film starring Marlene Dietrich, Tyrone Power, and Charles Laughton.

In the title story, a murder trial takes a diabolical turn when the wife of the accused takes the stand.

A woman’s sixth sense—and a loaded revolver—signal premonitions of doom …

A stranded motorist seeks refuge in a remote mansion and is greeted with a dire warning …

Detective Hercule Poirot faces his greatest challenge when his services are enlisted—by the victim—in a bizarre locked-room murder.

From the stunning title story to the rarest gems in detective fiction, these eleven tales of baffling crime and brilliant deduction showcase Agatha Christie at her dazzling best.

Included in this collection are:

  • The Witness for the Prosecution
  • The Red Signal
  • The Fourth Man
  • S.O.S.
  • Wireless
  • The Mystery of the Blue jar
  • Sing a Song of Sixpence
  • Mr. Eastwood’s Adventure
  • Philomel Cottage
  • Accident
  • The Second Gong
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Quotes & Awards

  • “From the unforgettable Hercule Poirot and Miss Marple, two crime solvers who rival the near-peerless Sherlock Holmes, to the postclimactic jolts of And Then There Were None and ‘The Witness for the Prosecution,’ Agatha Christie is in a class by herself.”

    Mary Jane Clark, New York Times bestselling author

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  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 rac sasle | 4/19/2017

    " I've had trouble posting reviews before, so I'm trying a different computer, and will keep it short! Thoroughly enjoyed this collection of stories. They are quite varied. Con artists, liars, lovers, and the suggestion of the supernatural all play their parts. And to make Christie fans happy, the last one also has Hercule Poirot. "

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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 Narrators

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.

Christopher Lee (1922–2015) was an English actor, singer, and author. With a career spanning over sixty years he acted in many iconic film roles, including Saruman in the Lord of the Rings and Hobbit trilogies and Count Dracula in a series of Hammer Horror films. He was knighted in 2009 for services to drama and charity.