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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: Release Date: July 2012 ISBN: 9780062234056
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What is the connection among a failed suicide attempt, a wrongful accusation of theft against a schoolgirl, and the romantic life of a famous tennis player?

To the casual observer, apparently nothing. But when a house party gathers at Gull’s Point, the seaside home of an elderly widow, earlier events come to a dramatic head. As Superintendent Battle discovers, it is all part of a carefully laid plan—for murder.

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Quotes & Awards

  • “Agatha Christie has surpassed herself.”

    New York Times

  • “Masterly storytelling.”

    Times Literary Supplement (London)

  • “Agatha Christie set the bar.”

    Katherine Hall Page, Agatha award-winning author of the Faith Fairchild Mysteries, praise for the author

Listener Opinions

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Jeanna | 6/27/2011

    " Ah, Agatha Christie. Even when I've read your books before, I still can't remember whodunit. Of course, I also can't read too many of your books in a row or they all start to seem remarkably similar (who knew there were so many unlikable, eminently murderable people in the world?). "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Jenni | 6/23/2011

    " Interesting. Agatha Christie is always a winner. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Catherine | 5/30/2011

    " Best use of a backhand as a plot device EVER. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Jonas | 5/30/2011

    " waw .. one of the best stories ever
    thank u agatha christie for this beautiful crime

    Gooooooooooooood "

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

    " Though it was my first book of agatha.. I have througouly enjoyed reading it.. It kept me guessing throughout the book... Looking forward to read the other novels of agatha... "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Suzie | 4/27/2011

    " Not one of the greatest murder mysteries I've read but it's ok. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Brandon | 4/1/2011

    " This one was great. I quite enjoyed it. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Heidi | 3/30/2011

    " Typical Agatha Christie, very similar to And Then There Were None. I was just in the mood for a mystery...
    "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 MK | 3/24/2011

    " I prefer the TV version starring Miss Marple. "

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

    " I enjoyed this mystery. Christie does a great job of throwing in lots of red herrings, leading the reader to believe he or she has figured things out. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Nanditha | 2/10/2011

    " Loved this when I read this ages back, still love it when i read it now... "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Philip | 2/10/2011

    " Another Christie re-read - I first read this one in 1976; it was first published in 1944, and I'm reading "The Greenway Edition" published in 1974. I don't remember much about it at all. "

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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.