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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. The body crumpled. Then the other train drew away. But who, apart from Miss Marple, would take her story seriously? After all, there were no suspects, no other witnesses...and no corpse.
©1957 Agatha Christie Limited (P)1994 Original Sound Recording owned by EMI Records Ltd trading as Music for Pleasure. This edition published by HarperCollins Publishers Ltd, London, UK 1999
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"The acknowledged queen of detective fiction." (Observer)
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5 out of 5 stars
By Anonymous User on 11-25-17

Perfection in audio form.

I loved the story and Joan Hickson gives it life and soul, making it easy to visualize all the action.

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5 out of 5 stars
By daisyrock on 01-05-18

Joan Hickson is perfect

One of my favourite Marple stories, even though the lady herself doesn't feature that much. Joan Hickson is fabulous - Marple to the bone :)

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5 out of 5 stars
By AnneRobertson on 08-28-17

magnificent

excellent example of the wonderful Agatha Christie, and well read by the wonderful Joan Hickson, one of the best Miss Marple's.

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