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Mindy Findtner

PHOENIX, AZ, US
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  • Sparkling Cyanide

  • By: Agatha Christie
  • Narrated by: Hugh Fraser
  • Length: 6 hrs and 31 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 192
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 168
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 167

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....

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • poor resolution to an interesting mystery

  • By Calliope on 07-23-14

Clever, but short.

Overall
3 out of 5 stars
Performance
3 out of 5 stars
Story
3 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 08-08-17

I enjoyed this book, but once Ms.Marple enters the story, there is little exposition or character development. Ms. Marple just swoops in and explains everything.

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