Regulärer Preis: 34,95 €

Details zum Angebot: Details zum Angebot:
  • 1 Hörbuch pro Monat
  • 30 Tage kostenlos testen
  • Dann 9,95 € pro Monat
  • Jederzeit kündbar
  • Unbegrenzt Audible Original Podcasts hören
ODER
Im Warenkorb

Inhaltsangabe

Tommy and Tuppence are at it again. This detective couple can never walk away from a mystery and these two later novels are no exception.

By the Pricking of My Thumbs: When Tommy and Tuppence visit an elderly aunt in her gothic nursing home, they think nothing of her mistrust of the doctors; after all, Ada is a very difficult old lady.

But when Mrs. Lockett mentions a poisoned mushroom stew and Mrs. Lancaster talks about "something behind the fireplace", Tommy and Tuppence find themselves caught up in a spine-chilling adventure that could spell death for either of them...

Postern of Fate: Tommy and Tuppence Beresford have just become the proud owners of an old house in an English village. Along with the property, they have inherited some worthless bric-a-brac, including a collection of antique books. While rustling through a copy of The Black Arrow, Tuppence comes upon a series of apparently random underlinings.

However, when she writes down the letters, they spell out a very disturbing message: "Mary Jordan did not die naturally." And 60 years after their first murder, Mary Jordan's enemies are still ready to kill....

Don’t miss out on the rest of the daring couple’s adventures and other Agatha Christie mysteries!

©1973 Agatha Christie Limited (P)2006 HarperCollinsPublishers Ltd.

Hörerrezensionen

Bewertung

Gesamt

  • 3.5 out of 5 stars
  • 5 Sterne
    0
  • 4 Sterne
    2
  • 3 Sterne
    0
  • 2 Sterne
    1
  • 1 Stern
    0

Sprecher

  • 4.5 out of 5 stars
  • 5 Sterne
    1
  • 4 Sterne
    2
  • 3 Sterne
    0
  • 2 Sterne
    0
  • 1 Stern
    0

Geschichte

  • 2.5 out of 5 stars
  • 5 Sterne
    0
  • 4 Sterne
    0
  • 3 Sterne
    2
  • 2 Sterne
    1
  • 1 Stern
    0
Sortieren nach:
  • Gesamt
    2 out of 5 stars
  • Sprecher
    4 out of 5 stars
  • Geschichte
    2 out of 5 stars

Great voice, one mediocre, one boring story

I liked "By the Pricking of my Thumbs", though it is not as good as other works of Agatha Christie in my opinion (much less build-up, long stretches without anything noticeable, conclusion cramped into the last few chapters without clues to support it), and I would have given it more stars. I was however bored thoroughly by "Postern of Fate" - much talk about how important Tommy and Tuppence's early endeavours are and how much they are onto something and discussion amongst themselves how small a matter it is and how they should not go on investigating it but cannot resist but then don't do obvious steps to solve the mystery. Would have given that story no stars on its own. Hugh Fraser is wonderful to listen to, as always.

1 von 1 Hörern fanden diese Rezension hilfreich

Das könnte Ihnen auch gefallen