Mysterious Affair at Styles, with a Bonus Interview!

  • by Agatha Christie
  • Narrated by James Warwick
  • 7 hrs and 6 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

Following the critically acclaimed success of Agatha Christie's The Secret Adversary read by award-winning narrator Alison Larkin comes the very first Hercule Poirot mystery - The Mysterious Affair at Styles.
Narrated by James Warwick, star of the Masterpiece Theater Tommy and Tuppence Partners in Crime TV series, this delightful, authentic recording of Agatha Christie's first novel is followed by an exclusive interview with James Warwick and Alison Larkin.
When Emily Inglethorpe dies suspiciously after marrying a man 20 years her junior, her nephew, Captain Hastings, recruits his old friend Hercule Poirot to help in the investigation.


What the Critics Say

“This classic Agatha Christie whodunit is brought to life with style by narrator James Warwick... Warwick's characterization of Poirot is spot-on. The interview between publisher and narrator at the end of the audiobook brings additional insight to the listener.” K.J.P. © AudioFile 2017, Portland, Maine [Published: JUNE 2017]


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Customer Reviews

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I loved it! I can't wait to read the next book. Thanks again for another fabulous read.

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- D M M

Totally authentic, delightful narration

What made the experience of listening to Mysterious Affair at Styles, with a Bonus Interview! the most enjoyable?

James Warwick, is superb - he does about fifty characters and sounds like you imagine Hastings would sound - and also the interview at the end between James Warwick and Alison Larkin is fantastic.

Did the plot keep you on the edge of your seat? How?

Yes! It's an exciting story!

Which character – as performed by James Warwick – was your favorite?

Hastings I think. He is the narrator of the story and it's like it's really him talking.

If you were to make a film of this book, what would the tag line be?

Hercule Poirot - The Beginning.

Any additional comments?

It's so good. I also really loved Alison Larkin's narration of The Secret Adversary also and as James Warwick starred in the t.v. version of The Secret Adversary with Francesca Annis it was such a treat to hear them talking at the end. Just wonderful entertainment.

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- Alex

Book Details

  • Release Date: 03-27-2017
  • Publisher: Alison Larkin Presents