Overture to Death

  • by Ngaio Marsh
  • Narrated by Ric Jerrom
  • 10 hrs and 14 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

It was planned as an act of charity: a new piano for the parish hall, an amusing play to finance the gift. But its execution was doomed when Miss Campanula sat down to play.
A chord was struck, a shot rang out and Miss Campanula was dead. A case of sinister infatuation for the brilliant Chief Detective-Inspector Alleyn.

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What the Critics Say

"Admirably mysterious." (Daily Mail)
"It's time to start comparing Christie to Marsh instead of the other way around." (New York magazine)

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Customer Reviews

Most Helpful

Charming period piece

Detailed scenes setting and characterisations together with a far fetched plot combine in an enjoyable entertainment. Expertly narrated.
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- MS P WILSON

Enjoyable if predictable

Ric Jerrom narrates with gusto, but not one of Marsh's best. I guessed whodunnit pretty early on, but it didn't spoil my enjoyment. Listen out for the sultry temptress Mrs Ross.
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- Sheila

Book Details

  • Release Date: 01-10-2015
  • Publisher: Hachette Audio UK