The Murder at the Vicarage : Miss Marple

  • by Agatha Christie
  • Narrated by Joan Hickson
  • Series: Miss Marple
  • 7 hrs and 19 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

"Anyone who murdered Colonel Protheroe," declared the parson, brandishing a carving knife above a joint of roast beef, "would be doing the world at large a service!" It was a careless remark for a man of the cloth. And one which was to come back and haunt the clergyman just a few hours later. From seven potential murderers, Miss Marple must seek out the suspect who has both motive and opportunity.


What the Critics Say

"The acknowledged queen of detective fiction." ( Observer)
"When she really hits her stride, as she does here, she is hard to surpass." ( Saturday Review of Literature)
"Joan Hickson: You can't beat her, you know. So enjoy this not-so-fluffy old lady doing her Marple thing. Genius." ( Time Out)


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Customer Reviews

Most Helpful

Wonderful introduction to Marple

The fluffy old village cat shows her claws in this wonderful village mystery. Beautifully read by the incomparable Joan Hickson; you get a lovely sense of the cosy village atmosphere, and she gives Miss Marple just the right degree of deceptive vagueness when she finally unveils the solution to the baffled police force.
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- Polly

Joan Hickson the consumate Miss Marple

A Classic Agatha Christie story with the wonderful narration from the consumate Miss Marple, Joan Hickson. If you want an escape from the every day drudgery then this is a must. Thoroughly recommended.
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Book Details

  • Release Date: 13-11-2006
  • Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers Limited