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Publisher's Summary

A classic Marple mystery, read by Emilia Fox.
The villagers of Chipping Cleghorn, including Miss Marple, are agog with curiosity over an advertisement in the local gazette which reads: ‘A murder is announced and will take place on Friday October 29th, at Little Paddocks at 6.30 p.m.' A childish practical joke? Or a hoax intended to scare poor Letitia Blacklock? Unable to resist the mysterious invitation, a crowd begins to gather at Little Paddocks at the appointed time when, without warning, the lights go out…
©1950 Agatha Christie (P)2013 HarperCollins Publishers Limited
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"The acknowledged queen of detective fiction." (Observer)
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By mr kieran j murphy on 02-28-17

A great Agatha Christie novel

One of Agatha Christie's best novels and this is a great narration! Get it now!

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By Mr. J. Fanning on 09-13-14

Entertaining narration

Would you recommend this audiobook to a friend? If so, why?

Comedic in a warm way, an engaging puzzle.

What did you like best about this story?

Narration is excellent, loved all the voice characterisations, even if a touch Allo Allo at times.

Was this a book you wanted to listen to all in one sitting?

I have savoured the narration (listened to it daily from the exercise bike!).

Any additional comments?

I would recommend this as great entertainment, a good story, very well narrated.

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By Kindle Customer on 10-29-17

Wonderful writer, wonderful narrator

Emilia Fox is a wonderful narrator and a great performer! What a joy to listen to her!
She adds depth, emotion and funny moments. She has an incredible range of voices It is a pleasure to listen to all her voices.

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