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Death on the Nile Audiobook

Death on the Nile

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Publisher's Summary

The tranquillity of a cruise along the Nile was shattered by the discovery that Linnet Ridgeway had been shot through the head. She was young, stylish, and beautiful. A girl who had everything...until she lost her life. Hercule Poirot recalled an earlier outburst by a fellow passenger: "I'd like to put my dear little pistol against her head and just press the trigger." Yet in this exotic setting nothing was ever quite what it seemed.

©1937 Agatha Christie Mallowan; (P)1992 Chivers Press Ltd. This edition published by HarperCollins Publishers Ltd, London, UK, 2002

What the Critics Say

"The construction is flawless." (Daily Mail)

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    Emily Mount Macedon, Australia 11-02-13
    Emily Mount Macedon, Australia 11-02-13 Member Since 2015

    A lover of audiobooks of all kinds, since childhood, when long car journeys were accompanied by Discworld stories. @ReineDesLivres (Twitter)

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    "Poirot read by Suchet - this could never go wrong!"

    David Suchet is practically synonymous with Agatha Christie's Poirot, so it's simply wonderful that this audiobook is read by Suchet. His characterisations are perfect, subtle and entertaining, which make these audiobooks great listening. Dive in and enjoy this tale of mystery and murder of the picturesque River Nile, you'll be spellbound.

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
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    beaver Leura, NSW 01-19-13
    beaver Leura, NSW 01-19-13
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    "I Loved it!"
    Would you consider the audio edition of Death on the Nile to be better than the print version?

    i enjoyed listening to this story on my iphone laying in my hammock sipping on a pims


    What did you like best about this story?

    I love the clever twists in this story and of course the characters are colorful and vivid.


    Have you listened to any of David Suchet’s other performances before? How does this one compare?

    David Suchet has come to be the voice of Poirot for me, his narration of the this classic transported me to a time i never knew yet fell in love with.


    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
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    Toliam04 WAGGA WAGGA, Australia 09-21-12
    Toliam04 WAGGA WAGGA, Australia 09-21-12
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    "A beautiful story, masterfully told."
    What did you love best about Death on the Nile?

    Different to the movie in telling ways, but excellent.


    What does David Suchet bring to the story that you wouldn’t experience if you just read the book?

    His profiling of the characters through his expressive voice brings them to life in a special way.


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    3/19/16
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    "David Suchet narrating Poirot is a must!"

    Superb narration of one of my favourite Poirot stories. Poirot is brought to life in this retelling.

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
  • Matthew
    4/3/15
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    "A generally pleasant listen."

    Would recommend this book to a friend but it does require some suspension of disbelief. Also the characters are very Christie and whether or not you see that as positive or negative is up to you.

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
  • Jaye Hardy
    3/25/15
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    "Death on the Nile"

    Money, looks youthfulness, what more can a few 20 year old want. ..... what about her, best friend boyfriend.
    What can her friend do, and then the murders, start poor Poriot, his dream holiday, yet again, spoilt by murder , but good old Agatha Christie added her twist, I really enjoyed listening, to this book but I definitely didn't expect the ending.

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
  • abstractjourno
    7/12/16
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    "Unmissable for fans of Suchet's Poirot"

    For those like myself who are fans of David Suchet's Poirot, this is a must-have. Suchet's performance as Poirot, Bessner, Doyle and Race are outstanding, bringing to life one of the highlights of Poirot's career.

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  • elly gausden
    London, United Kingdom
    10/13/15
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    "Bring back Hugh Fraser"

    While David Suchet is excellent as Poirot, he's not great at the other voices. Colonel Race, who is a viable leading man in 'The Man in the Brown Suit' is read as a ghastly, military type of the worst kind. All the voices kind of grated through the story, which is a shame as it's a good read normally

    1 of 2 people found this review helpful
  • juho kojima
    7/5/15
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    "Enjoyed every moment"
    Would you recommend this audiobook to a friend? If so, why?

    Simply YES!!


    What was one of the most memorable moments of Death on the Nile?

    When the Egyptian people were selling all kinds of stuff to Poirot.


    Did you have an emotional reaction to this book? Did it make you laugh or cry?

    Just pure JOY!!


    0 of 0 people found this review helpful

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