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Sing a Song of Sixpence

Advantages: Classic vintage crime.
Disadvantages: Rather old-fashioned.

...As may be expected by any reader familar with Agatha Christie's novels, this vintage mystery rattles along in formidable style. Businessman Rex Fortescue was sipping a quite cup of tea in his office when he collapses in pain, claiming he has been poison ...

aspebbles 28.03.2009 · Read full review
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Review of A Pocket Full of Rye: Complete & Unabridged (Audio CD) - Agatha Christie

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Stone circles and scars

Advantages: Good production values, good acting and some interesting ideas
Disadvantages: Very difficult to engage with either the characters or the overall story

The Private Patient Plot: In the 17th century an ancient stone circle provides the venue for the burning of a witch. 350 years later and the neighbouring area will bear witness to another violent killing. Controversial journalist Rhoda Gradwyn decides ...

BlackSwan 05.12.2010 · Read full review
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Review of The Private Patient - P.D. James

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A detective story set in 2000BC

Advantages: Good crisp naarative
Disadvantages: none

Agatha Christie known throughout the world as the queen of Crime fiction has 77 detective novels to her credit .She began writing at the end f the first World war , when she first created Hercule Poirot, the little Belgian detective with a passion for ord ...

kiran8 22.12.2008 · Read full review
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Review of Death Comes as the End: Complete & Unabridged (Audio CD) - Agatha Christie

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Nippy Jack

Advantages: Enthralling story, good length
Disadvantages: David Jason isn't the best narrator I've heard

Denton is seemingly overrun by criminals, but as most of the police force are off suffering from flu, the onus is on Detective Inspector Jack Frost and his new side-kick, Detective Sergeant Gilmore. Gilmore initially despises his new boss - as they wade t ...

sunmeilan 02.11.2007 · Read full review
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Review of Night Frost (Audio Cassette) - R.D. Wingfield

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The Sixteenth Brother Cadfael

Advantages: Derek Jacobi's reading
Disadvantages: It plods along a bit to start with

Introduction I have a lot of trouble sleeping and have tried many ways to help myself drop off, one of which is a substantial collection of audio books. As anyone who has read any of my reviews will know, I'm a huge fan of crime fiction, so it is hardly ...

sunmeilan 14.10.2005 · Read full review
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Review of The Heretic's Apprentice (Audio Book) - Ellis Peters

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