A new unabridged Agatha Christie mystery, featuring the young adventurers Lady ‘Frankie’ Derwent and Bobby Jones. While playing an erratic round of golf, Bobby Jones slices his ball over the edge of a cliff. His ball is lost, but on the rocks below he finds the crumpled body of a dying man. With his final breath the man opens his eyes and says, ‘Why didn’t they ask Evans?’ Haunted by these words, Bobby and his vivacious companion, Frankie, set out to solve a mystery that will bring them into mortal danger…
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"A story that tickles and tantalizes but never exhausts the readers’ patience or ingenuity.’ Times Literary Supplement‘Thoroughly entertaining in a not too solemn way." (Books)
Sure, it was fun.
The characters were cute and fun.
Someone with a better grasp of their American accent.
A fun mystery in Christie's usual style.
"Decent Christie ruined by narrator"
I do hope that Emilia Fox won't be let loose on any more audiobooks. Her reading is wooden, and when she attempted any accent I was praying for it to stop. I'm assuming that the only reason she was chosen was that she can read in an RP accent. It's a shame, because this is one of Agatha Christie's more decent non- Poirot or Marple stories.
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