Yet, inside the hostile courtroom, one man still presumes Elinor is innocent until proven guilty: Hercule Poirot, who is all that stands between Elinor and the gallows.
©1940 Agatha Christie Limited. A Chorion Company. All rights reserved; Recording (P)1993 Chivers Press Ltd. This edition (P)2006 HarperCollins Publishers Ltd, London UK
"Poirot solves another exciting case." (Daily Mail)
Yes and I already have. Well told narrative, with excellent character profiling. A great tale by Agatha Christie.
Worth listening for its story and characters.
I'm keen to read more Christie for the setting, mystery, and characters.
David Suchet is excellent - I'm choosing Christie novels based on his brilliant performances! This one did not disappoint.
"Good story, poor performance."
I enjoyed the story a lot more than I thought. However, the poor quality of narration really spoiled it for me, especially with it being David Suchet whom I admire as an actor.
When the cunning of the murderer was revealed.
No. I liked the story but not that much.
I do wonder if the problem was with the narrator or a problem with the audio recording itself.
David Suchet is a surprisingly bad narrator. He is a wonderful Poirot, or course, but his voice for other characters is very poor, stilted, accents weak. Not a patch on Hugh Fraser's narration.
Another great audio book. I love Agatha Christie and David Suchet really brings the story to life!
"SAD CYPRESS "
A unsigned letter a missing vile of Morphine a lovely sunny day having a picnic, then DEATH
24 hrs pass & a policeman, arrives arrests &charges, one with murder but is it the right person.......
Poirot, is hired to sort it out as he does, the skeletons, start coming out
It was classical hercule
It met my expectation however I still believe that Hugh Fraser should narrate the books. Suchet was good but sometimes distracting.
Excellent story but David Suchet is thoroughly irritating - the last word of a sentence disappears and the rhythm of sentences is idiosyncratic. The use of falsetto is not much of a pleasure, either.
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