Regular price: $9.05

Membership details Membership details
  • A 30-day trial plus your first audiobook, free.
  • 1 credit/month after trial – good for any book, any price.
  • Easy exchanges – swap any book you don’t love.
  • Keep your audiobooks, even if you cancel.
  • After your trial, Audible is just $14.95/month.
Select or Add a new payment method

Buy Now with 1 Credit

By confirming your purchase, you agree to Audible's Conditions of Use and Amazon's Privacy Notice. Taxes where applicable.

Buy Now for $9.05

Pay using card ending in
By confirming your purchase, you agree to Audible's Conditions of Use and Amazon's Privacy Notice. Taxes where applicable.

Add to Library for $0.00

By confirming your purchase, you agree to Audible's Conditions of Use and Amazon's Privacy Notice. Taxes where applicable.

Publisher's Summary

Of poison pens and poisoning: a gripping Miss Marple mystery.
Lymstock is a town with more than its share of shameful secrets - a town where even a sudden outbreak of anonymous hate-mail causes only a minor stir. But all that changes when one of the recipients, Mrs Symmington, commits suicide. Her final note said ‘I can't go on'.
Only Miss Marple questions the coroner's verdict of suicide. Was this the work of a poison-pen? Or of a poisoner?
©1942 Agatha Christie (P)2013 HarperCollins Publishers Limited
Show More Show Less

Critic Reviews

"Beyond all doubt the puzzle in The Moving Finger is fit for experts" ( The Times)
Show More Show Less

Customer Reviews

Most Helpful
5 out of 5 stars
By MargfromTassie on 05-29-17

Reduced the chore of painting.

Would you consider the audio edition of The Moving Finger to be better than the print version?

Can't say - haven't read the print version.

Any additional comments?

I really loved listening to this early Agatha Christie book. MIss Marple doesn't make an entry until well into the story. The identity of the killer, as always isn't easy to pick, but Miss Marple does it of course. Was a good story set in an English village (where else), very easy to listen to and perfectly narrated at a perfect pace. I hate painting skirting boards and woodwork but this took my mind off the job and before I knew it it was done!

Read More Hide me
4 out of 5 stars
By Anniebligh on 12-09-13

An early Christie


And not a lot of Miss M, though she does show up with her knitting.

I did find myself wondering 'who did it?' when my main suspect was ruled out, only to be reinstated later.

Richard E Grant did read quite nicely thank you. A few fluffs at times though that really did not detract very much, More perhaps that a real live person was reading me a story and that is always a treat.

All up a lovely Christie I had never read before and enjoyed very much.

Read More Hide me
See all Reviews

Customer Reviews

Most Helpful
5 out of 5 stars
By Jane on 03-29-18

Great performance, great story

I really enjoyed this book, very well read by Richard e grant. I was wondering when miss Marple would make an appearance, which she does in the last few chapters.

Read More Hide me
5 out of 5 stars
By Ms A Dennehy on 09-17-17

Beautiful narration

One of my favourite Agatha Christie books, supposedly a Miss Marple story, although she makes only the briefest of appearances in the later parts of the story. Instead we have a gripping tale of love and murder narrated by the hero, here beautifully and humorously portrayed by Richard E Grant

Read More Hide me
See all Reviews

Customer Reviews

Most Helpful
5 out of 5 stars
By Deborah Dunn on 05-30-17

Loved it!

Any additional comments?

I loved this book. Richard E Grant did a wonderful job reading this book. It was easy to follow and incredibly engaging. Even though Miss Marple only appeared for a few short minutes at the end of the book, it was still a great story. :)

Read More Hide me
See all Reviews
© Copyright 1997 - 2018 Audible, Inc