Review: Death on the Nile by Agatha Christie

Audiobook narrated by David Suchet / Running time: 7:59 Whenever I conjure up a picture of Hercule Poirot in my mind, it’s basically always David Suchet playing the iconic character (pictured below). He just so perfectly embodied everything about Poirot – from his moustaches to his mannerisms and accent (David Suchet is English but cracks […]

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Review: Five Little Pigs by Agatha Christie

Five Little Pigs by Agatha Christie Opening sentence: “‘Do I remember the Crale case?’ asked Sir Montague Depleach. Today would have been Agatha Christie’s 128th birthday, so it’s only fitting that I post about one of her marvelous books! Five Little Pigs sees legendary detective Hercule Poirot take on an interesting case. He gets a visit from Carla […]

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Review: Peril at End House by Agatha Christie

Peril at End House by Agatha Christie. Audiobook narrated by Hugh Fraser. Opening sentence: “No seaside town in the south of England is, I think, as attractive as St. Loo.” As with all Christie novels, there is always a hook, a twist, an unexpected element that makes it stand out from your average murder mystery […]

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Review: And Then There Were None by Agatha Christie

And Then There Were None by Agatha Christie. Audiobook narrated by Dan Stevens. Opening sentence: “Ten little Soldier Boys went out to dine; One choked his little self and then there were nine.” I am yet to read an Agatha Christie book that I didn’t like. Dame Agatha Christie was a true bloody genius. And Then There […]

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Review: The Handmaid’s Tale by Margaret Atwood

The Handmaid’s Tale by Margaret Atwood Opening sentence: “We slept in what once had been the gymnasium.” It was one of my 2018 reading goals to read more classics, so I’ve kicked off with a book that’s been on my TBR list for such a long time – The Handmaid’s Tale. It’s sometimes tricky to […]

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Review: Down and Out in Paris and London by George Orwell

Down and Out in Paris and London by George Orwell Opening sentence: “A succession of furious choking yells from the street.” I didn’t quite know what to expect when I started listening to this (it was my audiobook for the month), all I knew was that it was an account of the time Orwell spent […]

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Review: The Murder of Roger Ackroyd by Agatha Christie

The Murder of Roger Ackroyd by Agatha Christie Opening sentence: “Mrs Ferrars died on the night of the 16th-17th September – a Thursday.” I recently decided to read more Agatha Christie this year and after finishing The ABC Murders, I asked the wonderful folk of Bookstagram which Christie they would recommend as my next read […]

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