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Death by Drowning: And other stories

Agatha Christie / Joan Hickson
Here are four stories by the most popular mystery writer of all time; stories told by Miss Marple and her friends and solved by that elderly white-haired lady with the faded blue eyes and quiet nature. They are read by Joan Hickson who played Miss Marple in the television series based on the works of Agatha Christie.In The Thumbmark of St Peter Miss Marple tells how she was able to help her niece when the poor girl was accused of poisoning her husband. In The Herb of Death foxglove leaves are picked with sage for the dinner with disastrous results and a burglary at a riverside bungalow sets off an unusual chain of events in The Affair at the Bungalow. In the final story Sir Henry Clithering ex-commissioner of Scotland Yard is staying with his friends Colonel and Mrs Bantry when news arrives that the village innkeeper’s daughter has met her ‘death by drowning.’The Herb of DeathThe Thumb Mark of St PeterThe Affair at the BungalowDeath by DrowningIn this collection of short fiction Agatha Christie the classic Sunday Times bestselling author showcases her exceptional talent in the crime genre. Each story is a thrilling journey proving why she is a bestseller in the world of crime fiction.For fans of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle (The Complete Sherlock Holmes) M. C. Beaton (Death of a Prankster) Richard Osman (The Last Devil To Die) Anthony Horowitz (Nightshade Revenge) and Alexandra Benedict (The Christmas Jigsaw Murders).

  • Published by HarperCollins UK
  • Fiction/Non-FictionFiction
  • Genre Mystery
  • Target Audience Adult
  • Released 4th September 2006
  • Duration 02 Hrs. 07 Mins.
  • ISBN 9780007256198