The Secret Adversary : Tommy & Tuppence

  • by Agatha Christie
  • Narrated by Alison Larkin
  • Series: Tommy & Tuppence
  • 8 hrs and 55 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

Agatha Christie's second novel, The Secret Adversary, set in London in 1919 is brought to sparkling new life by Audiofile Earphones Award-winning narrator Alison Larkin....
Tommy and Tuppence are charming, broke, and in desperate need of work. They decide to set up Young Adventurers Ltd. - "willing to do anything, go anywhere". They are soon caught up in a dastardly plot to overthrow the British government.
This fresh and "hugely entertaining" listen from the English American joined with Christie's brilliantly suspenseful storytelling results in a deliciously authentic audio experience.

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What the Critics Say

"Larkin is an excellent choice to narrate this delightful classic...her reading is champagne bubbly and engaging throughout...a jaunty, jolly good listen." (Publishers Weekly)

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Customer Reviews

Most Helpful

Never better audio of Christie Mystery

I am a great fan of Agatha Christie but have never heard such a great audio of her greatest mystery.

Perhaps because Alison Larkin was raised in England. And maybe because she has been a successful actress her accents are wonderful--and so authentic.

Most important Larkin brings each character and each dramatic turn in this exciting story to new life!

I am certain Agatha Christie would be delighted that such a talented and perfect narrator has been found for her brilliant work!
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- Michael

Absolutely lovely

The twists and turns in the story didn't let up until the very end. The book was just Splendid. I couldn't tell who was what!
The narration? In a word: marvelous.
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- Boo

Book Details

  • Release Date: 10-05-2015
  • Publisher: British Classic Audio