The Pale Horse : Ariadne Oliver

  • by Agatha Christie
  • Narrated by Hugh Fraser
  • Series: Ariadne Oliver
  • 6 hrs and 42 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

To understand the strange goings on at The Pale Horse Inn, Mark Easterbrook knew he had to begin at the beginning. But where exactly was the beginning?
Was it the savage blow to the back of Father Gorman's head? Or was it when the priest's assailant searched him so roughly, he tore the clergyman's cassock? Or could it have been the priest's visit, just minutes before, to a woman on her deathbed? Or was there a deeper significance to the violent squabble that Mark Easterbrook had himself witnessed earlier?
Wherever the beginning lies, Mark and his sidekick, Ginger Corrigan, may soon have cause to wish they'd never found it.

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What the Critics Say

"The acknowledged queen of detective fiction." (Observer)
"Wholesale murder by black magic...highly ingenious, wholly enjoyable." (Evening Standard)

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Customer Reviews

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Another great Agatha Christie!

Another great story from Agatha Christie. One of the things I found interesting about this is the contemporary details as to 1960s fashion and appearance. Was this simply the main character's view or was it Christie's as well? A good who (and how) dunnit!
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- Dr. R. Brompton "Indigo"

Wonderful

Hugh Fraser does Agatha Christie proud with this performance.

Better as an unabridged version, don't know why others have played with it before, it's great as it is.
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- Denise

Book Details

  • Release Date: 16-04-2007
  • Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers Limited