Mrs. McGinty's Dead

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Author(s): Agatha Christie
Series: Hercule Poirot Mysteries Series No: 28
Original Publish Date: Jul 03, 2012
eAudio - unabridged
Audio (6.13 hours)
Product Number: Z100092435
Released: Apr 05, 2015
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9780062230041
Narrator/s: Hugh Fraser
Publisher: HarperAudio
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In Mrs. McGintyA??s Dead, one of Agatha ChristieA??s most ingenious mysteries, the intrepid Hercule Poirot must look into the case of a brutally murdered landlady. Mrs. McGinty died from a brutal blow to the back of her head. Suspicion falls immediately on her shifty lodger, James Bentley, whose clothes reveal traces of the victimA??s blood and hair. Yet something is amiss: Bentley just doesnA??t seem like a murderer. Could the answer lie in an article clipped from a newspaper two days before the death? With a desperate killer still free, Hercule Poirot will have to stay alive long enough to find out. . . .

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Author(s): Agatha Christie
Narrator(s): Hugh Fraser
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Genre: Mystery
Product Number DD26729
Released: Jul 01, 2016
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ISBN: #9781504763691
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Author(s): Agatha Christie
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Product Number EB00234207
Released: Mar 18, 2014
Business Term: 26 Circ
ISBN: #9780061749865

Professional reviews

"Poor Hercule Poirot. Now that he's retired, there's only food to look forward to--too bad there are only three meals in a day. Poirot is rejuvenated when Superintendent Spence approaches him about Mrs. McGinty's murder. It SEEMS straightforward, but Spence, and then Poirot, have doubts. Narrator Hugh Fraser is particularly compelling as author Ariadne Oliver, who is said to be Christie's alter ego in her mysteries. The wide range of suspects includes a most convenient one, Mrs. McGinty's lodger. There are some funny moments while Poirot boards with one of the worst cooks in England. The story closes with Poirot teaching her to make a proper omelet. S.G.B. (c) AudioFile 2007, Portland, Maine"

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