Colonel Race
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  • 1
    Man in the Brown Suit & 4:50 From Paddington | Agatha Christie

    Man in the Brown Suit & 4:50 From Paddington

    • UNABRIDGED (15 hrs and 7 mins)
    • By Agatha Christie
    • Narrated By Emilia Fox, Joan Hickson
    Overall
    (184)
    Performance
    (159)
    Story
    (163)

    Romance, adventure, and train travel can all be a little bit dangerous, especially in the hands of Agatha Christie. The Man in the Brown Suit: Pretty, young Anne came to London looking for adventure. In fact, adventure comes looking for her - and finds her immediately at Hyde Park Corner tube station. 4:50 From Paddington: For an instant the two trains ran together, side by side. In that frozen moment, Elspeth witnessed a murder. Helplessly, she stared out of her carriage window as a man remorselessly tightened his grip around a woman's throat....

    Surprisingly Good

    Both stories are good but I really like the Man in the Brown Suit. It is fun to listen to a book with so many changes of locale. Emilia Fox is a good ..Show More »

    Reviewed on April 13 2013 by lou (Miamisburg, OH, United States)
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    The Man in the Brown Suit | Agatha Christie

    The Man in the Brown Suit

    • UNABRIDGED (7 hrs and 59 mins)
    • By Agatha Christie
    • Narrated By Emilia Fox
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (55)
    Performance
    (50)
    Story
    (49)

    Pretty, young Anne came to London looking for adventure. In fact, adventure comes looking for her - and finds her immediately at Hyde Park Corner tube station. Anne is present on the platform when a thin man, reeking of mothballs, loses his balance and is electrocuted on the rails. The Scotland Yard verdict is accidental death. But Anne is not satisfied. After all, who was the man in the brown suit who examined the body? And why did he race off, leaving a cryptic message behind?

    Prototypic Christie

    I enjoyed the story but didn't care for some of the voices employed by the narrator for different characters.

    Reviewed on May 18 2016 by JorgeDoc ()
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    The Man in the Brown Suit | Agatha Christie

    The Man in the Brown Suit

    • UNABRIDGED (7 hrs and 59 mins)
    • By Agatha Christie
    • Narrated By Emilia Fox
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (33)
    Performance
    (29)
    Story
    (29)

    Another title in the ever popular Agatha Christie series.The suave and debonair Colonel Race must solve a question, not of ‘accidental death or suicide’, but ‘murder or double murder’.Pretty, young Anne came to London looking for adventure. In fact, adventure comes looking for her – and finds her immediately at Hyde Park Corner tube station. Anne is present on the platform when a thin man, reeking of mothballs, loses his balance and is electocuted on the rails.The Scotland Yard verdict is accidental death.

    Wild romance and mysteries

    Definitly Yes! Emilia Fox smooth voice, wit and underlying humor makes you actually be on board of the ship and Africa.

    Reviewed on May 04 2012 by maddy (Weesp, Netherlands)
  • 2
    Cards on the Table: A Hercule Poirot Mystery | Agatha Christie

    Cards on the Table: A Hercule Poirot Mystery

    • UNABRIDGED (6 hrs)
    • By Agatha Christie
    • Narrated By Hugh Fraser
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (287)
    Performance
    (262)
    Story
    (263)

    Mr. Shaitana is famous as a flamboyant party host. Nevertheless, he is a man of whom everybody is a little afraid. So when he boasts to Hercule Poirot that he considers murder an art form, the detective has some reservations about accepting a party invitation to view Shaitana's "private collection". Indeed, what begins as an absorbing evening of bridge is to turn into a more dangerous game altogether.

    this is a great Christie mystery

    Some of Agatha Christie's mysteries are more about characters and some are more about mystery, and this is one of the latter. That's not to say that ..Show More »

    Reviewed on January 21 2014 by Calliope (Toronto, ON, Canada)
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    Cards on the Table | Agatha Christie

    Cards on the Table

    • UNABRIDGED (6 hrs and 3 mins)
    • By Agatha Christie
    • Narrated By Hugh Fraser
    Overall
    (16)
    Performance
    (14)
    Story
    (13)

    Mr Shaitana was famous as a flamboyant party host. Nevertheless, he was a man of whom everybody was a little afraid. So, when he boasted to Poirot that he considered murder an art form, the detective had some reservations about accepting a party invitation to view Shaitana's private collection.

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  • 3
    Death on the Nile: A Hercule Poirot Mystery | Agatha Christie

    Death on the Nile: A Hercule Poirot Mystery

    • UNABRIDGED (7 hrs and 59 mins)
    • By Agatha Christie
    • Narrated By David Suchet
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (423)
    Performance
    (388)
    Story
    (390)

    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.

    Yes, yes, yes!

    This is what I'm talking about! Give us more David Suchet doing Agatha Christie's Poirot books and short stories. Any and all of them. It's that plain..Show More »

    Reviewed on January 25 2013 by Craig (Columbia, MS, United States)
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    Death on the Nile | Agatha Christie

    Death on the Nile

    • UNABRIDGED (7 hrs and 59 mins)
    • By Agatha Christie
    • Narrated By David Suchet
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (45)
    Performance
    (33)
    Story
    (33)

    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.

    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 characterisa..Show More »

    Reviewed on November 02 2013 by Emily (Mount Macedon, Australia)
  • 4
    Sparkling Cyanide | Agatha Christie

    Sparkling Cyanide

    • UNABRIDGED (6 hrs and 30 mins)
    • By Agatha Christie
    • Narrated By Hugh Fraser
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (20)
    Performance
    (16)
    Story
    (16)

    Agatha Christie’s classic thriller. Features the recurring character Colonel Race from Death on the Nile, Cards on the Table and The Man in the Brown Suit. Six people sit down to dinner at a table laid for seven. In front of the empty place is a sprig of rosemary – in solemn memory of Rosemary Barton who died at the same table exactly one year previously.No one present on that fateful night would ever forget the woman’s face, contorted beyond recognition – or what they remembered about her astonishing life.

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    Sparkling Cyanide | Agatha Christie

    Sparkling Cyanide

    • UNABRIDGED (6 hrs and 31 mins)
    • By Agatha Christie
    • Narrated By Hugh Fraser
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (103)
    Performance
    (89)
    Story
    (88)

    Six people sit down to a sumptuous meal at a table laid for seven. In front of the empty place is a sprig of rosemary - "rosemary for remembrance." A strange sentiment considering no one is likely to forget the night, exactly a year ago, that Rosemary Barton died at exactly the same table, her beautiful face unrecognizable, convulsed with pain and horror. But then Rosemary had always been memorable - she had the ability to arouse strong passions in most people she met. In one case, strong enough to kill....

    poor resolution to an interesting mystery

    This is a different type of Christie story for me, as almost half of it takes place in the past - remembered by characters and explained in exposition..Show More »

    Reviewed on July 23 2014 by Calliope (Toronto, ON, Canada)