Sad Cypress : Hercule Poirot

  • by Agatha Christie
  • Narrated by David Suchet
  • Series: Hercule Poirot
  • 6 hrs and 0 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

Beautiful young Elinor Carlisle stands serenely in the dock, accused of the murder of Mary Gerrard, her rival in love. The evidence is damning: only Elinor had the motive, the opportunity, and the means to administer the fatal poison. Yet, inside the hostile courtroom, one man still presumes Elinor is innocent until proven guilty: Hercule Poirot, who is all that stands between Elinor and the gallows.

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What the Critics Say

"Poirot solves another exciting case." (Daily Mail)

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Customer Reviews

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Hmmm

David Suchet is a surprisingly bad narrator. He is a wonderful Poirot, or course, but his voice for other characters is very poor, stilted, accents weak. Not a patch on Hugh Fraser's narration.
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Good story, poor performance.

What did you like best about Sad Cypress? What did you like least?

I enjoyed the story a lot more than I thought. However, the poor quality of narration really spoiled it for me, especially with it being David Suchet whom I admire as an actor.


What was one of the most memorable moments of Sad Cypress?

When the cunning of the murderer was revealed.


If this book were a film would you go see it?

No. I liked the story but not that much.


Any additional comments?

I do wonder if the problem was with the narrator or a problem with the audio recording itself.

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Book Details

  • Release Date: 10-01-2007
  • Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers Limited