Following Alison Larkin’s beloved narration of Agatha Christie’s The Secret Adversary comes the very first Hercule Poirot mystery. Brilliantly narrated by James Warwick, star of the Masterpiece Theater Tommy and Tuppence Partners in Crime TV series on PBS, this delightful, authentic recording of Agatha Christie’s first novel is followed by an exclusive interview with James Warwick and Alison Larkin.
When Emily Inglethorpe dies suspiciously after marrying a man 20 years her junior, her nephew, Captain Hastings, recruits his old friend Hercule Poirot to help in the investigation.
James Warwick is perhaps most famous for his starring role as Tommy in Agatha Christie’s Tommy and Tuppence series on PBS for Masterpiece Theater. He played several leading roles in London’s West End, originating the role of Brad in the Rocky Horror Show. On Broadway he starred in The Ideal Husband. He and Alison Larkin can also be heard together in the two-handed audio production of The Importance of Being Earnest by Oscar Wilde.
Other critically acclaimed classic audiobooks from Alison Larkin Presents include the AudioFile Magazine Earphones Award-winning recording of Peter Pan and The Inconsiderate Waiter by J. M. Barrie, Pride and Prejudice and Songs from Regency England, Northanger Abbey and The History of England, Emma, and Persuasion and Poems by Jane Austen, and Alice in Wonderland and Jabberwocky with a short excerpt from the Life and Letters of Lewis Carroll, Through the Looking Glass and Phantasmagoria by Lewis Carroll and Alison Larkin’s narration of The Secret Adversary by Agatha Christie: “Champagne bubbly – a jaunty, jolly good listen” —Publishers Weekly