Mrs. McGinty's Dead
Mrs. McGinty is dead and everyone suspects James Bentley, her slightly shifty lodger. In fact, James is facing a trial for an almost certain open-and-shut case. But Superintendent Spence is suspicious enough to ask for Hercule Poirot’s assistance. Soon, the seemingly simple situation turns into a... show more
Mrs. McGinty is dead and everyone suspects James Bentley, her slightly shifty lodger. In fact, James is facing a trial for an almost certain open-and-shut case. But Superintendent Spence is suspicious enough to ask for Hercule Poirot’s assistance. Soon, the seemingly simple situation turns into a complex web of lies and hidden identities. Novelist Ariadne Oliver (Agatha Christie’s alter ego) joins the hunt to find the real murderer in this irresistible whodunit brought to life by popular Christie reader Hugh Fraser.
Publish date: April 12th 2007
Publisher: BBC Audiobooks
Edition language: English
, European Literature
, British Literature
, Mystery Thriller
, Murder Mystery
Series: Hercule Poirot (#28)
This was only my second time reading this book - the first time I read it, I remember being extremely underwhelmed. Like other Christie's, this one improved the second time I read it. This makes me wonder if rereading Passenger to Frankfurt will somehow turn it into The ABC Murders (kidding, kidding...
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