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Publisher Description

A classic Marple mystery, superbly read by Joan Hickson. Available for the first time on audio.

Rex Fortescue, king of a financial empire, was sipping tea in his ‘counting house’ when he suffered an agonising and sudden death. On later inspection, the pockets of the deceased were found to contain traces of cereals.

Yet, it was the incident in the parlour which confirmed Jane Marple’s suspicion that here she was looking at a case of crime by rhyme…

Reviews

“This is the best of the novels starring Christie’s Miss Marple”
New York Times

“A model of complex skulduggery”
New Yorker

“Ingenious”
Times Literary Supplement

About the author

Agatha Christie was born in Torquay in 1890 and became, quite simply, the best-selling novelist in history. Her first novel, The Mysterious Affair at Styles, written towards the end of the First World War, introduced us to Hercule Poirot, who was to become the most popular detective in crime fiction since Sherlock Holmes. She is known throughout the world as the Queen of Crime. Her books have sold over a billion copies in the English language and another billion in over 100 foreign languages. She is the author of 80 crime novels and short story collections, 19 plays, and six novels under the name of Mary Westmacott.

GENRE
Crime & Thrillers
NARRATOR
JH
Joan Hickson
LENGTH
06:18
hr min
RELEASED
2006
December 11
PUBLISHER
HarperCollins
LANGUAGE
EN
English
SIZE
297.9
MB

Customer Reviews

Rsinbow ,

Pocket full of rye

Would be great, I've no doubt- if more than 3 minute's worth had downloaded! - I-tunes came through big time, issue sorted very quickly, easily and personally. Book excellent and beautifully read, of course, by Joan Hickson

Eclectic Gravyland ,

Irresponsible Description!!

The book itself, like all the Agatha Christie books is 5 star terrific. However...

To whoever wrote the book description: Thanks for spoiling the book for me. What were
you thinking of ?!!?

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