Ever since Arlena's arrival at the resort, Hercule Poirot had detected sexual tension in the seaside air. But could this apparent "crime of passion" have been something more evil and premeditated altogether?
Shame Hugh Fraser hadn’t narrated this. I haven’t seen more than a few minutes in passing of the TV adaptations with David Suchet and HF, so I don’t have any preconception that HF is “only” the dim stooge to DS.
DS makes many voices comic, exaggerated, even for light fiction like this. Still I don’t like much of the current ultra-violent crime fiction, especially as bedtime listening. Far better a sanitised assassination of an unpleasant person with a minimum of gore.
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The delivery and performance is absolutely spot on. It's not one of Christie's best works but Suchet makes it worth a listen. Slow in places but a good afternoon listen.
Loved it great set of stories brought to life brilliantly on audible
A classic Hercule Poirot mystery, though not the best, still thoroughly enjoyable as a Christie romp. The island setting, the close circle of suspects and the central mysterious death. It’s a wonderful puzzle, great entertainment, and it’s great to hear David Suchet lending the voice of the true Poirot to this story. Loved it. Been a Christie fan since I was a kid and always enjoy a great mystery of hers. Roll on the next one!
A fantastic story, fantastically read. David brings all the characters alive and brings you in to the book. Love this whole series' 💖
Brilliant performance by David Suchet. Funny with a very clever denouement. Believable characters brought to life by Suchet's voice.
David should definitely do more of these. The handful he's done, I have in one medium or another. This is much better than some of the other versions I've heard
I love Agatha ability to keep you enthralled in a story and keep you guessing to the end
It was nice having the audible book read by David Suchet, for a change.
The storyline was intriguing how on earth, did the murder happen? ??
Poirot sorted it out, shame he can't go on holiday, without a murder happening, I wouldn't like to be in his hotel lol
Love love LOVED it! David Suchet brilliant as always. very entertaining, have listened to it 3 times over and have loved it more each time.