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At Bertram's Hotel

Narrated by: Stephanie Cole
Length: 6 hrs and 43 mins
4.5 out of 5 stars (170 ratings)
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Summary

When Miss Marple comes up from the country for a holiday in London, she finds what she's looking for at Bertram's Hotel: traditional decor, impeccable service, and an unmistakable atmosphere of danger behind the highly polished veneer.

Yet, not even Miss Marple can foresee the violent chain of events set in motion when an eccentric guest makes his way to the airport on the wrong day.

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"A joy...from beginning to end." ( The New York Times)

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Pleasent listen

Stephanie Cole is a good substitute for Joan Hickson. The story is well read. It's a comfortable, easy listen.

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Excellent

Having watched the film of this audio book - first class. Will download more. Love Agatha Christy books. Audible well done

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At Bertrams Hotel

Adventurous estranged mum, accidentally goes to the same hotel, what will happen if they meet up!!!!! There's intrigue, murder, love affairs, what more could you ask for from Agatha Christie

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Totally entertaining

I listened to the a chapter at a time over a number of weeks and found it really enjoyable. Apart from one character accent (sounding like an extra from a vampire movie to be honest) the reading / performance was spot on and highly entertaining. Well worth a listen.

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  • CJ
  • 20-06-13

My favourite Christie story

Would you recommend this audiobook to a friend? If so, why?

Absolutely. It is Christie at her best. The narration is perfect.

Which character – as performed by Stephanie Cole – was your favourite?

Farther, the detective. Brilliant.

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  • F. Fox
  • United Kingdom
  • 08-04-13

Classic Christie

For the fans of the classic crime novel, look no further that Miss Christie! Sad to say that this volume is not narrated by the best Marple (well in my humble opinion) Joan Hickson, But Stephanie Cole makes a marvellous substitute and her delivery so character perfect. So easy to imagine yourself sitting alongside Miss M taking in all the comings and goings at Bertrams! As always full of Christie twists and turns - a perfect Sunday or bedtime listen.

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  • Sue
  • Verwood, Dorset, United Kingdom
  • 21-08-08

Not a bad little read

Once again Christie delivers exactly what is expected, an entertaining, weaving plot that twists to a conclusion with, with hindsight, appears so obvious. I enjoyed the pace and Stephanie Cole certainly gave Miss Marple a likable, believable character. The audio quality was crisp, clear and only a few points gave away a break in reading. Altogether a pleasant experience.

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  • Lee
  • Aberdeenshire
  • 01-02-19

At Bertram’s Hotel

Really enjoyed this book although I wasn’t sure how Stephanie Cole would be narrating it. I needent have worried as she was marvellous. I note she has narrated others so I will try more.

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Excellent!

Stephanie Cole tells the story beautifully! This is a really good novel, worth a listen!

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Good but not a classic Miss Marple

I enjoyed this story as I am a huge fan of Agatha Christie. I do not however, think that this is one of her best stories even though it contains the wonderful Miss Marple. It has some historical interest in regards to changes in society post World War Two but if you are new to listening to Agatha Christie on Audible don't start here.

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  • Charlotte
  • 20-12-11

Agatha Christie Always Pleases

As with every Agatha Christie, this one features a couple of breakneck twists that keep you guessing to the very end. My only complaint would be there was something of a lack of closure as the "bad guy" wasn't "caught" in the usual way. For all that though, still a good listen.

This was my first time listening to this narrator, and I am more used to Joan Hickson's somewhat more "age-appropriate" voice for Miss Marple. Notwithstanding, Ms. Cole did a good job with the range of voices, and made for an enjoyable listen.