• A Murder Is Announced

  • By: Agatha Christie
  • Narrated by: Emilia Fox
  • Series: Miss Marple, Book 5
  • Length: 8 hrs and 56 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook
  • Release date: 05-12-13
  • Language: English
  • Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers Limited
  • 4.5 out of 5 stars 4.7 (81 ratings)

Summary

A classic Marple mystery, read by Emilia Fox.
The villagers of Chipping Cleghorn, including Miss Marple, 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? Or a hoax intended to scare poor Letitia Blacklock? 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 (P)2013 HarperCollins Publishers Limited
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"The acknowledged queen of detective fiction." ( Observer)
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5 out of 5 stars
By Mr. J. Fanning on 13-09-14

Entertaining narration

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

Comedic in a warm way, an engaging puzzle.

What did you like best about this story?

Narration is excellent, loved all the voice characterisations, even if a touch Allo Allo at times.

Was this a book you wanted to listen to all in one sitting?

I have savoured the narration (listened to it daily from the exercise bike!).

Any additional comments?

I would recommend this as great entertainment, a good story, very well narrated.

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5 out of 5 stars
By KI Girl on 23-03-18

Emilia Fox does a fine job

Any additional comments?

I was sceptical as to what to expect having got used to Joan Hickson narrating the Miss Marple stories - but must say I was pleasantly surprised !

I would be happy to listen to some of her other Marple narrations.

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5 out of 5 stars
By Waleed Hashim on 12-03-18

one of her true and absolute master pieces!

this Agatha Christie gem is a prized read for any true fan and the performance is wonderful :)

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5 out of 5 stars
By mr kieran j murphy on 28-02-17

A great Agatha Christie novel

One of Agatha Christie's best novels and this is a great narration! Get it now!

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