The Monogram Murders : Hercule Poirot

  • von Sophie Hannah
  • Sprecher: Julian Rhind-Tutt
  • Serie: Hercule Poirot
  • 11 Std. 12 Min.
  • ungekürztes Hörbuch

Beschreibung

The new Hercule Poirot novel - another brilliant murder mystery that can only be solved by the eponymous Belgian detective and his 'little grey cells'.
The best-selling novelist of all time.
The world's most famous detective.
The literary event of the year.
Since the publication of her first book, in 1920, Agatha Christie wrote 33 novels, two plays, and more than 50 short stories featuring Hercule Poirot. Now, for the first time ever, the guardians of her legacy have approved a brand-new novel featuring Dame Agatha's most beloved creation.
Hercule Poirot's quiet supper in a London coffee house is interrupted when a young woman confides to him that she is about to be murdered. She is terrified, but begs Poirot not to find and punish her killer. Once she is dead, she insists, justice will have been done.
Later that night, Poirot learns that three guests at a fashionable London hotel have been murdered, and a cufflink has been placed in each one's mouth. Could there be a connection with the frightened woman? While Poirot struggles to put together the bizarre pieces of the puzzle, the murderer prepares another hotel bedroom for a fourth victim....
In the hands of internationally best-selling author Sophie Hannah, Poirot plunges into a mystery set in 1920s London - a diabolically clever puzzle that can only be solved by the talented Belgian detective and his 'little grey cells'.

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Kritikerstimmen

"Sophie's idea for a plot line was so compelling and her passion for my grandmother's work so strong, that we felt that the time was right for a new Christie to be written." (Mathew Prichard, Chairman of Agatha Christie Limited and grandson of Agatha Christie)
"We Agatha Christie fans read her stories - and particularly her Poirot novels - because the mysteries are invariably equal parts charming and ingenious, dark and quirky and utterly engaging. Sophie Hannah had a massive challenge in reviving the beloved Poirot, and she met it with heart and no small amount of little gray cells. I was thrilled to see the Belgian detective in such very, very good hands. Reading The Monogram Murders was like returning to a favorite room of a long-lost home." (Gillian Flynn)

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Guter Sprecher, aber schlechtes Buch

Der Sprecher ist super. Aber das Buch ist leider nicht das, was die Autorin verspricht. Poirot wird als fast schon cholerischer, fieser Mistkerl dargestellt. Weit an dem vorbei, was die Figur wirklich mal verkörpert hat.
Der Fall hätte mir eigentlich ganz gut gefallen, hätte es am Ende nicht die dritte Lüge in der siebten ausgedachten Geschichte gegeben. War ein bisschen zu viel, meiner Meinung nach. Ich kann es leider nicht empfehlen.
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- Carola

Kein Vergleich mit dem Original

Was hätte Sophie Hannah anders machen müssen, damit Sie das Hörbuch mehr genossen hätten?

Die Geschichte ist total an den Haaren herbeigezogen, Erzählstil und -ton passen nicht zusammen. Die persönlichen Befindlichkeiten des Inspektors nerven, tragen weder zur Geschichte noch zur Schärfung seiner Persönlichkeit bei und sind, mit Hinblick auf die Zeit, zu der die Geschichte spielt, unangebracht.


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Weitere Infos zum Hörbuch

  • Erscheinungsdatum: 09.09.2014
  • Verlag: HarperCollins Publishers Limited