Poirot arrives for dinner at the country estate of the imperious Sir Gervase Chevenix-Gore to find his host in his study, shot dead. The room is locked, making it appear a suicide, but Poirot is skeptical. When the will is read, the savvy sleuth’s suspicions are heightened.
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Agatha Christie was born in Torquay in 1890 and became the best-selling novelist in history. Her first novel, The Mysterious Affair at Styles, introduced us to Hercule Poirot, the most popular detective since Sherlock Holmes. She is known throughout the world as the Queen of Crime and her works have sold over two billion copies -- 80 crime books, 19 plays, and six novels under the name of Mary Westmacott.From AudioFile:
The famous detective Hercule Poirot is summoned to the country home of Sir Gervase Chevenix-Gore, but when he arrives, his host is found dead in his study, apparently of suicide. This short selection proves again that Agatha Christie is a master of plot and conversation, in particular the art of interrogation, as demonstrated by the perceptive Hercule Poirot. Hugh Fraser's clear and eloquent British accent bends and lifts to suit both the character and rhythm of this mystery. He successfully portrays a full cast of characters, mastering the difficult nuances of arrogance and self-importance of one and the twittering of another, and moves seamlessly among them. F.L.F. © AudioFile 2003, Portland, Maine-- Copyright © AudioFile, Portland, Maine
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Book Description Berkley, 1984. Mass Market Paperback. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # P110425067793
Book Description Berkley, 1984. Mass Market Paperback. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX0425067793