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Publisher's Summary

In this short story, Hercule Poirot is asked to attend a Christmas celebration in order to apprehend a jewel thief who has taken advantage of an unwary Eastern prince. 

Full of English holiday tradition and plenty of intrigue, this holiday tale first appeared in the December 12, 1923, issue of The Sketch magazine.

©1960 Agatha Christie Ltd (P)2019 Dreamscape Media, LLC

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I Great story and plot.

I liked the story and plot, plus the trickery. I thought someone was going to
be poisoned by the puddings.

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The Adventure of the Christmas Pudding

i really enjoyed this audible , very well put together always a good story to tell. best ever.

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Brilliant performance

Another wonderful Hercule Poirot mystery with a Christmas twist. For all Hercilr Poirot fans.

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Just ok for me nothing too shocking

Took me five hours to listen to this 60 min audiobook. With Agatha Christie I've found that there is a lot of information given in a short time. I had to pay the utmost attention because there is no filler words here. If my mind wondered or someone spoke to me I would have to skip back.

This is my 2nd story from Agatha. While I wasn't as impressed with this one I still enjoy the twist and uniqueness of her investigative writing. Definitely will read more of her work soon.

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Christmas delight

Quick, enjoyable and a delight only as Agatha can write with Hercule Poirot from and center.