Narrated By: Joan Hickson
Duration: 6 hours and 15 minutes
What to expect
A classic Marple mystery, superbly read by Joan Hickson. Available for the first time on audio.
Rex Fortescue, king of a financial empire, was sipping tea in his ‘counting house’ when he suffered an agonising and sudden death. On later inspection, the pockets of the deceased were found to contain traces of cereals.
Yet, it was the incident in the parlour which confirmed Jane Marple’s suspicion that here she was looking at a case of crime by rhyme…
Classic fiction, Classic crime & mystery fiction
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“This is the best of the novels starring Christie’s Miss Marple”
New York Times
“A model of complex skulduggery”
Times Literary Supplement