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A Murder is Announced Audiobook

A Murder is Announced

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Publisher's Summary

The villagers of Chipping Cleghorn are agog with curiosity over an advertisement in the local gazette which reads: "A murder is announced and will take place on Friday October 29th, at Little Paddocks at 6.30 p.m." A childish practical joke? Unable to resist the mysterious invitation, a crowd begins to gather at Little Paddocks at the appointed time when, without warning, the lights go out.

©1950 Agatha Christie Mallowan; (P)2001 HarperCollins Publishers Ltd, London UK

What the Critics Say

"Joan Hickson: you can't beat her, you know. So enjoy this not-so-fluffy old lady doing her Marple thing. Genius." (Time Out)

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    louise w 05/03/2016
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    "fantastic listen"

    A great audable story. The effects made it that if you closed your eyes you ,could see it in you're mind very relaxing voice to listen to.

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    Jaye Hardy 09/04/2015
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    "Murder is announced "

    Advertising in paper saying going to be a murder at 630pm today
    All are invited to attend is it a party or something more sinister??????

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    Mrs COLCHESTER, United Kingdom 07/04/2013
    Mrs COLCHESTER, United Kingdom 07/04/2013 Member Since 2015
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    "Classic"

    This audio book offers everything you'd expect from Agatha Christie. Being read by the definitive Miss Marple Joan Hickson, makes this a joy to listen to!

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  • Elisa
    Cronulla, Australia
    18/09/12
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    "Perfect for a lazy Sunday afternoon"

    I just love Agatha Christie's Miss Marple stories. And Joan Hickson is my favourite Miss Marple. Her voice has that very proper English lady sound while also sounding very inquisitive and intelligent.

    This is the perfect audio book to sit back in the evening and just envelope yourself in the fascinating world that Agatha Christie creates.

    As a book, this is my favourite Miss Marple story. It has such interesting characters and such devious twists and turns in the plot.

    If you like little old lady murder mysteries you'll love this audiobook.

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