Hercule Poirot's Christmas by Agatha Christie
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Hercule Poirot's Christmas
By Agatha Christie

Hercule Poirot's Christmas

BBC Radio 4 Full-cast Dramatisation [CD-Audio/MP3 Edition]

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Screenplay by Michael Bakewell See other recent books by Michael Bakewell
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Format: CD-Audio

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Hercule Poirot's Christmas by Agatha Christie

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This is a BBC Radio 4 full-cast dramatisation starring Peter Sallis as the great Belgian detective. Tyrannical millionaire Simeon Lee has been estranged from most of his family for years. But now, on Christmas Eve, the old man calls them all together once more. Unable to disobey, the children gather uneasily and wonder what their father's intentions are. Does he want to clear up past misunderstandings or cause fresh mischief? Before they can find out, a deafening crash is heard overhead. Rushing upstairs, they discover a shocking sight: Simeon Lee is lying in a pool of blood, his throat cut. But it is the strangest thing - the door has been locked from the inside and there is no trace of the murderer. With so many possible suspects, it is lucky for Superintendent Sugden that the Chief Constable has his old friend Hercule Poirot staying with him. It seems to be an impossible case. But, as Poirot knows only too well, things aren't always as they seem.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780563535119
ISBN-10: 0563535113
Format: CD-Audio
(122mm x 142mm x 8mm)
Pages: 2
Imprint: BBC Physical Audio
Publisher: BBC Audio, A Division Of Random House
Publish Date: 5-Nov-2001
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Agatha Christie

Agatha Christie, the acknowledged Queen of Detective Fiction ("The Observer") was born in Torquay in 1890. During the First World War she worked as a hospital dispenser, and it was here that she gleaned the working knowledge of various poisons that was to prove so useful in her detective stories. Her first novel was "The Mysterious Affair at Styles," which introduced Hercule Poirot to the world. This was published in 1920 (although in fact she had written it during the war) and was followed over the next six years by four more detective novels and a short story collection. However, it was not until the publication of "The Murder of Roger Ackroyd" that Agatha Christie s reputation was firmly established. This novel, with its complex plot and genuinely shocking conclusion, attracted considerable public attention and has since been acknowledged by many experts as a masterpiece. In 1930 the sharp-witted spinster sleuth Miss Marple made her first appearance in "Murder at the Vicarage." In all, Agatha Christie published 80 crime novels and short story collections. The brilliance of Christie s plots, and her enduring appeal, have led to a number of dramatisations of her work on radio, television and film. In 1930 she was one of a number of crime writers asked to contribute a chapter to a mystery, "Behind the Screen," that was broadcast on BBC radio on 21st June that year. More recently, June Whitfield portrayed Miss Marple on BBC Radio 4, whilst John Moffat starred as Hercule Poirot. On screen, Peter Ustinov, David Suchet, Margaret Rutherford, Joan Hickson, Geraldine McEwan and Julia McKenzie have all memorably played Agatha Christie s famous sleuths. As her play "The Mousetrap" (the longest-running play in the history of the theatre) testifies, Agatha Christie s detective stories are likely to appeal for a long time to come. Agatha Christie was awarded a CBE in 1956 and was made a Dame of the British Empire in 1971. She died in 1976."

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