The Thirteen Problems : Miss Marple

  • by Agatha Christie
  • Narrated by Joan Hickson
  • Series: Miss Marple
  • 6 hrs and 44 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

When her friends from the Tuesday Night Club visit Miss Marple's house, the conversation often turns to unsolved crimes. Trying to solve these 13 mysteries are Raymond West, a young writer; the artist Joyce Lemprière; Dr Pender, the clergyman, who claims to know the hidden side of human character; Mr Petherick, a lawyer who is only interested in the logical approach; and Sir Henry Clithering, whose experience as commissioner of Scotland Yard speaks for itself. Then, of course, there is Miss Marple, who has observed enough about human nature to be more than a match for the most perspicacious investigator.


What the Critics Say

"The plots are so good that one marvels...most of them would have made a full-length thriller." ( Daily Mirror)


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Customer Reviews

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Very good

Loved listening to the late Joan Hickson's melodious tones again. I enjoy Agatha Christie's shorter stories perhaps more than the longer ones, no need for character development, which I don't think was her forte, just a well crafted yarn.
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- Miss

What a Treat

A treat indeed to have the great Joan Hickson (surely the definitive Miss Marple) read some of Christie's greatest stories. Her quietly authoritative voice lends itself beautifully to the prose text and the clarity of her tones makes listening a pure joy. What a pity she passed on before the whole gamut of Miss Marple mysteries could have been recorded. That would be an archive worth having.
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- Joan

Book Details

  • Release Date: 13-06-2007
  • Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers Limited