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Appointment with Death: A BBC Full-Cast Radio Drama - Jill Balcon, John Moffat, Miriam Karlin, Agatha Christie
Appointment with Death: A BBC Full-Cast Radio Drama
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The tyrannical, detestable matriarch Mrs. Boynton dies of heart failure and friends and family are only too happy to pass it off as natural. When Poirot sees a tiny puncture mark on her wrist, however, he only has 24 hours to solve the case before the suspects are released.
The tyrannical, detestable matriarch Mrs. Boynton dies of heart failure and friends and family are only too happy to pass it off as natural. When Poirot sees a tiny puncture mark on her wrist, however, he only has 24 hours to solve the case before the suspects are released.
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Format: audiobook
ISBN: 9780563536499 (0563536497)
ASIN: 563536497
Publisher: AudioGO
Minutes: 1
Edition language: English
Series: Hercule Poirot (#19)
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mybookjournal
mybookjournal rated it
4.0 Appointment with Death (Hercule Poirot, #19)
Enjoyed this cozy mystery immensely. Though the story started a bit slowly the initial discussion and character analysis of Boynton family by Dr Gerard and Sarah King the psychologists, was very interesting to read. And of course yet again I failed to guess who the actual murderer is. Hercule Poirot...
BrokenTune
BrokenTune rated it
4.5 Appointment with Death
"You do see, don't you, that she's got to be killed?" Mrs. Boynton is despised by everyone who meets her. Even her family. All of her children live under her thumb and it is easy to see how her manipulative tyranny make Mrs. Boynton one of the most despicable characters [spoiler] and one of the mo...
Obsidian Blue
Obsidian Blue rated it
3.0 Appointment with Death
Well this one was not as well done as Death on the Nile. I think it was because it was pretty obvious after one character's utterance who did the crime in this one.Unlike with some other Poirot novels, Hercule really doesn't step up to the plate until about half way through the book. The first half ...
Moonlight Reader
Moonlight Reader rated it
4.0 When the hardest part of solving the crime is
that everyone's a suspect. I thoroughly enjoyed this one. The victim, Mrs. Boynton, is a masterful character study of a truly awful person. Hercule Poirot works his psychological magic even though every single character in this book - save himself - had a motive for murder. The exotic Jerusalem se...
Konnici na Liriite - Chevalier Du Lys
Konnici na Liriite - Chevalier Du Lys rated it
3.0 Encontro com a Morte
This was not the best book by Agatha. By all means. First of all, Poirot only appears in half the book (100 of 210 pages) and the last 20 pages is the setting as Poirot tells them all how smart he is and how he cracked the murder.So it seems, not all people had some motifs to kill the Matriach of a ...
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