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  • Three Act Tragedy

  • A Hercule Poirot Mystery
  • By: Agatha Christie
  • Narrated by: Hugh Fraser
  • Length: 5 hrs and 47 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 388
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 343
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 345

Sir Charles Cartwright should have known better than to allow 13 guests to sit down for dinner. For at the end of the evening one of them is dead - choked by a cocktail that contained no trace of poison. Predictable, says Hercule Poirot, the great detective. But entirely unpredictable is that he can find absolutely no motive for murder.…

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • The Queen of Crime at her peak.

  • By Jane on 10-17-12

Superb

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

Reviewed: 05-20-15

A mystery in which the personalities, Strengths and weaknesses of each character become key to each step along the way. Very nicely woven and you feel like you know well the three supporting characters. Poirot is subtle and low key and his coaching and thoughts regarding the progress of the investigation move the others along in their actions like chess pieces. Loved it.

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