The Listerdale Mystery and Eleven Other Stories

August 14, 2013 - Comment

First published in 1934, this collection of Agatha Christie short stories features 12 ingenious tales involving mystery and adventure, from a stolen rajah’s emerald to a necklace discovered in a basket of cherries to a mystery writer’s bizarre near-arrest for murder. Among the stories in this enjoyable early collection are “The Girl on the Train,”

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First published in 1934, this collection of Agatha Christie short stories features 12 ingenious tales involving mystery and adventure, from a stolen rajah’s emerald to a necklace discovered in a basket of cherries to a mystery writer’s bizarre near-arrest for murder. Among the stories in this enjoyable early collection are “The Girl on the Train,” “Jane in Search of a Job,” and “Philomel Cottage,” which was made into the film Love from a Stranger.

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J. Lesley "(Judy)" says:

Agatha Christie read by Hugh Fraser – wonderful! Even the least likeable of the Agatha Christie mysteries is still a darn good reading experience. Always assuming, of course, that you enjoy the older mystery classics. This set of stories is no exception to quality but there are probably some surprises in store for anyone not completely familiar with Christie’s work. She often utilized her short stories to deal with adventure and moralistic dilemmas instead of murder most foul.This set of 12 stories is told on 6 CD’s. This…

Wendy A. Lutz says:

Love the twists. Not typical Christie If you’re looking for some great, “feel good” atypical mysteries go for it. If you’re a classic Christie fan… you may want to give this a pass, but once you get the hang of the general direction, the stories are beautiful, most are well-crafted, some are a little contrived but still enjoyable. Good driving listening.

D. Donovan, Editor/Sr. Reviewer "California B... says:

Twelve very different mysteries come to life Agatha Christie’s mystery THE LISTERDALE MYSTERY AND ELEVEN OTHER STORIES once again enjoys veteran Hugh Fraser’s long-time audio experience bringing Christie’s many mysteries to life. Here twelve very different mysteries range from a cottage murder to a missing emerald, with all Christie’s patented talent for high drama packed into the short mystery format.

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