Equally adept at putting together the pieces of a marriage or the fragments of a murder mystery, Mr Parker Pyne was possibly the world's most unconventional private eye, and certainly its most charming, as this collection of short stories reveals.
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"Crimes of the heart were his forte." (Observer)
"These extend beyond the classic murders to oddities such as the exploits of Mr Parker Pyne, roly-poly 'specialist in every kind of human trouble' who will, for a fee, cure his clients of unhappiness."(The Sunday Times)
Hugh Fraser did his normal brilliant job of keeping the book alive
I'd not heard of this character so again it was a wild card, but it turned out to be subconsciously good.
All of 6he short stories were great and I throughly enjoyed them all.
I'm looking forward to hearing the next book Taken by the Flood
"Great stories and well read"
I do love a good murder mystery (or a few in this case) to listen to and Hugh Fraser reads the Parker Pyne stories brilliantly. Agatha Christie keeps you guessing as always. Entertaining and good value for money.
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