Why Didn’t They Ask Evans?

  • by Agatha Christie
  • Narrated by Emilia Fox
  • 7 hrs and 15 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

A new unabridged Agatha Christie mystery, featuring the young adventurers Lady ‘Frankie’ Derwent and Bobby Jones. While playing an erratic round of golf, Bobby Jones slices his ball over the edge of a cliff. His ball is lost, but on the rocks below he finds the crumpled body of a dying man. With his final breath the man opens his eyes and says, ‘Why didn’t they ask Evans?’ Haunted by these words, Bobby and his vivacious companion, Frankie, set out to solve a mystery that will bring them into mortal danger…


What the Critics Say

"A story that tickles and tantalizes but never exhausts the readers’ patience or ingenuity.’ Times Literary Supplement‘Thoroughly entertaining in a not too solemn way." (Books)


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Customer Reviews

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Charming tale well performed

Really enjoyed this tale. Took a bit of remembering all the characters but well acted and a classic Christie tale with twists and charming main characters
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- jocelyn

Classis Christie

Would you recommend this book to a friend? Why or why not?

Sure, it was fun.

What was the most interesting aspect of this story? The least interesting?

The characters were cute and fun.

Who would you have cast as narrator instead of Emilia Fox?

Someone with a better grasp of their American accent.

Do you think Why Didn’t They Ask Evans? needs a follow-up book? Why or why not?


Any additional comments?

A fun mystery in Christie's usual style.

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- Michelle

Book Details

  • Release Date: 04-28-2011
  • Publisher: HarperCollins Publishing Limited