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Carla Lemarchant was a child of five when her mother was accused and convicted of poisoning her father, the famous painter Amyas Crale. After Caroline Crale dies in prison, Carla is sent to live with her uncle and aunt in Canada.
Only on her 21st birthday does Carla learn of her family history when she reads a letter written by Caroline before her death, in which she denies murdering her husband. But if her mother didn't kill Amyas Crale, who did?
Carla needs to know, because she is planning to get married and wishes to start her new life without this terrible shadow hanging over her. Desperate to find out the truth, she consults the best detective money can buy.
With nothing to go on except five suspects who fit strangely into the pattern of a child's nursery rhyme, Hercule Poirot is faced with a formidable challenge to find the real killer....
©2010 BBC Worldwide Ltd (P)2010 BBC Worldwide Ltd
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5 out of 5 stars
By T. Jagger on 12-12-17

Good old fashioned Christie

First a caveat, this story is backwards! You need to start with chapter 2 then chapter 1 otherwise you get a confusing story with the conclusion before you get the red herrings! So apart from the above a good story, goes around the houses classic Christie. The BBC versions are always the best, John Moffatt is an excellent Poirot.

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1 out of 5 stars
By JNBD on 11-18-17

Wrong order

This audiobook is in the wrong order, Chapter 2 ahead of 1. By the time I realised it, the plot was spoiled. Deleting and re-downloading did not fix the problem.

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3 out of 5 stars
By Stevie on 11-19-17

The end is missing

Beware the end of this book is missing 😢

Good story and a good performance would love to hear the end of it.

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