Summary

Mrs Packington felt alone, helpless, and utterly forlorn. But her life changed when she stumbled upon an advertisement in The Times which read: "ARE YOU HAPPY? IF NOT, CONSULT MR PARKER PYNE". Equally adept at putting together the pieces of a marriage or the fragments of a murder mystery, Mr Parker Pyne was possibly the world's most unconventional private eye, and certainly its most charming, as this collection of short stories reveals.
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©1934 Agatha Christie Limited. A Chorion Company. All rights reserved (P)2004 HarperCollins Publishers Ltd, London UK
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"Crimes of the heart were his forte." ( Observer)
"These extend beyond the classic murders to oddities such as the exploits of Mr Parker Pyne, roly-poly 'specialist in every kind of human trouble' who will, for a fee, cure his clients of unhappiness."( The Sunday Times)
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5 out of 5 stars
By Jaye what if on 10-06-15

Parker Pyne

Well read by Hugh Fraser
it was really interesting having stories inside a bigger story.
Easy to listen to

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4 out of 5 stars
By Amazon Customer on 22-04-16

Parker Pyne Investigates

Very good interesting and varied plots in the different stories linked together with Parker Pyne ? Detective Agency

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5 out of 5 stars
By Diana on 10-04-17

Brilliant collection, excellent narrator

Parker Pyne is one statistician you must get acquainted with! Love this collection of short stories. Will become a much listened to audiobook.

Hugh Fraser is perfect pitch as usual.

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4 out of 5 stars
By Kristine on 22-11-11

Great stories and well read

I do love a good murder mystery (or a few in this case) to listen to and Hugh Fraser reads the Parker Pyne stories brilliantly. Agatha Christie keeps you guessing as always. Entertaining and good value for money.

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