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A Murder Is Announced: A Miss Marple Mystery | [Agatha Christie]

A Murder Is Announced: A Miss Marple Mystery

The villagers of Chipping Cleghorn, including Jane Marple, are agog with curiosity over an advertisement in the local gazette that read: "A murder is announced and will take place on Friday October 29th, at Little Paddocks at 6:30 p.m." Unable to resist the mysterious invitation, a crowd begins to gather at Little Paddocks at the appointed time when, without warning, the lights go out....
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Publisher's Summary

The villagers of Chipping Cleghorn, including Jane Marple, are agog with curiosity over an advertisement in the local gazette that read: "A murder is announced and will take place on Friday October 29th, at Little Paddocks at 6:30 p.m." Unable to resist the mysterious invitation, a crowd begins to gather at Little Paddocks at the appointed time when, without warning, the lights go out....

©1950 Agatha Christie Limited (P)2012 HarperCollinsPublishers

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    Cali United States 12-14-14
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    "Bring back Rosemary Leach!!!"
    Would you try another book from Agatha Christie and/or Emilia Fox?

    No. Not for Miss Marple.


    What didn’t you like about Emilia Fox’s performance?

    I didn't think any of the female characters were different. And the males weak.


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    Rosemary's version is wonderful. I listen to it at lease once a week. I'm lucky to have gotten it as one of my first audible books.

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    jennifer ibarra 06-27-15 Member Since 2014
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    "Horrible Narrator"
    Would you listen to A Murder Is Announced again? Why?

    No the narrator's voice was grating and gave me a headache.


    What did you like best about this story?

    The plot.


    What didn’t you like about Emilia Fox’s performance?

    Emilia Fox's voice is shrill and unpleasant. Her voice triggered a migraine. It was just that bad.


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    Lydia 03-19-15
    Lydia 03-19-15

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    "Emilia Fox helped me to keep characters straight"

    I was able to relax and listen even with the large number of characters. I really liked Bunch, she was memorable. Might try another Miss Marple mystery.

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