Why Didn't They Ask Evans?
While playing an erratic round of golf, Bobby Jones slices his ball over the edge of a cliff. His ball is lost, but on the rocks below he finds the crumpled body of a dying man. The man opens his eyes and with his last breath says, "Why didn't they ask Evans?" Haunted by those words, Bobby and... show more
While playing an erratic round of golf, Bobby Jones slices his ball over the edge of a cliff. His ball is lost, but on the rocks below he finds the crumpled body of a dying man. The man opens his eyes and with his last breath says, "Why didn't they ask Evans?" Haunted by those words, Bobby and his vivacious companion, Frankie, set out to solve a mystery that will bring them into mortal danger. . .
Publish date: March 13th 2012
Publisher: William Morrow Paperbacks
Pages no: 304
Edition language: English
What a fun look at a standalone Christie. "Why Didn't They Ask Evans?" is definitely full of twists and turns. I also didn't realize the guilty party until the end of the book. The characters of Bobby Jones and Frankie Derwent (Lady Frances) are delightful and some parts of this book remind me of "T...
Not Christie’s best work. It’s mildly entertaining, but there came a point about halfway through when I started wishing Frankie and Bobby would just call in the police and go home. I’m not used to wishing my amateur sleuths would find different hobbies. :|
Ich liebe die Bücher Christies, ich habe vor in ein paar nächsten Jahren ihrer aller Bücher vollständig zu lesen. In diesem handelt es sich nicht um Poirot oder ms Marple, aber die Geschichte ist spannend.Zuerst am Anfang mochte man glauben, er wisse bereits über den Mörder Bescheid, aber man wird s...
To put it mildly--not one of Christie's best--and I am a fan who has rated books of hers five stars. I really liked it at first. Bobby Jones is a amiable young man, a vicar's son, who finds a dying man at the foot of a cliff. The man's last cryptic words were, "Why didn't they ask Evans?" Soon there...
This is the second time I have read this stand-alone Christie mystery. The two main characters, Bobby, a vicar's son and Frankie, the daughter of local peer, suspect that a death from the cliffs was deliberate and not an accident. They blithely look for clues without realizing they are arousing su...