Narrated By: Hugh Fraser
Duration: 6 hours and 28 minutes
What to expect
The latest in this classic unabridged Agatha Christie audio collection, read by Hugh Fraser.
It’s Christmas Eve. The Lee family reunion is shattered by a deafening crash of furniture, followed by a high-pitched wailing scream. Upstairs, the tyrannical Simeon Lee lies dead in a pool of blood, his throat slashed.
But when Hercule Poirot, who is staying in the village with a friend for Christmas, offers to assist, he finds an atmosphere not of mourning but of mutual suspicion. It seems everyone had their own reason to hate the old man…
Classic fiction, Classic crime & mystery fiction
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‘You yearned for a “good violent murder with lots of blood”. So this is your special story – written for you.’
'There is irresistible simplicity and buoyancy of a Christmas treat about it all'
Times Literary Supplement