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Publisher's Summary

A classic Marple mystery, read by the inimitable Richard E. Grant.
'Anyone who murdered Colonel Protheroe,' declared the parson, brandishing a carving knife above a joint of roast beef, ‘would be doing the world at large a service!'It was a careless remark for a man of the cloth. And one which was to come back and haunt the clergyman just a few hours later. From seven potential murderers, Miss Marple must seek out the suspect who has both motive and opportunity.
©1930 Agatha Christie (P)2013 HarperCollins Publishers Limited
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Critic Reviews

"The acknowledged queen of detective fiction." ( Observer)
"When she really hits her stride, as she does here, she is hard to surpass." ( Saturday Review of Literature)
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5 out of 5 stars
By Mr. J. Fanning on 10-19-14

Great performance

Where does The Murder at the Vicarage rank among all the audiobooks you’ve listened to so far?

I am working my way through the Agatha Christie titles on Audible. Richard E Grant's performance is superb. Great pace and characterisation. A real period piece of a performance. Top of my list of audiobooks so far.

Who was your favorite character and why?

The vicar. Not nearly as naive as you might first think.

Which scene did you most enjoy?

As ever, where Miss Marple explains 'who did it'.

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


Any additional comments?

Enjoyable, never dull.

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7 of 7 people found this review helpful

5 out of 5 stars
By Catwat on 07-02-14

Amazing performance

Would you consider the audio edition of The Murder at the Vicarage to be better than the print version?

Richard E. Grant gives an outstanding performance.

What did you like best about this story?

The narrators skill brings the characters to life

What does Richard E. Grant bring to the story that you wouldn’t experience if you had only read the book?

Tension and intrigue

Was there a moment in the book that particularly moved you?

Miss Marples voice is perfect!

Any additional comments?

A fantastic story, each character sounds so different, Richard E. Grant shares with us his amazing gift of story telling.

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5 of 5 people found this review helpful

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