In Death Comes As the End, Dame Agatha Christie transports us back to ancient Egypt 2000 B.C.
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But at her father's house on the banks of the Nile, the priest's daughter Renisenb believes that the woman's death is suspicious.
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Beautiful young Elinor Carlisle stood serenely in the dock, accused of the murder of Mary Gerrard, her rival in love. Reviewed in the United States on March 19, 2020. Another great work by Christie! This Christie novel eschews her most famous detectives and although I'm fond of both Poirot and Miss Marple, it's good to leave them behind occasionally.
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One credit a month to pick any title from our entire premium selection to keep (you’ll use your first credit now). Christie gets the details of Egyptian life right! At the foot of a cliff lies the broken, twisted body of Nofret, concubine to a ka-priest. This is the first AC book I’ve read in years that was not a reread for me. But then you are sailing along with Ms. Christie's wonderful prose. It is Egypt in 2000 BC, where death gives meaning to life.
Price New from Used from Kindle "Please retry" $4.99 — — Audible Audiobook, Unabridged "Please retry" $0.00 . It is often said that Christie is good on plots and poor on characters. Between them, they were to solve a "perfect" crime committed many years before. Then after doing a search on Amazon I found it. . It's hard to have a poor Christie story. This title is due for release on July 3, 2012. At the foot of a cliff lies the broken, twisted body of Nofret, concubine to a ka-priest. Fortunately there is the kind and faithful Hori, her father's scribe, who promises to keep Renisenb safe, and then there is also the young, handsome Kameni, a visiting scribe from her father's northern estates, who takes a close interest in the beautiful Renisenb - but can Renisenb really trust anyone?
. Well presented and overall good story. . Cancel online anytime. Cancel anytime. Who is this Mr. Quin? Definitely one of my favourites. The only problem was, he had failed to tell her who was involved or where and when the crime had been committed.
A diversion that was to prove fatal. If you like these audio books, you can donate to me so that I have more motivation to upload more books.https://www.paypal.me/teamntIn this startling historical mystery, unique in the author's canon, Agatha Christie investigates a deadly mystery at the heart of a dissonant family in ancient Egypt.
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That wasn’t necessarily a bad thing, but I did feel it was kind of obvious who the killer was. Increasingly, she becomes convinced that the source of evil lurks within their household—and watches helplessly as the family's passions explode in murder. She excels at presently characters economically.
From Ka priests, to the names of people, to the descriptions of life on the Nile, she really did her research here. While playing an erratic round of golf, Bobby Jones slices his ball over the edge of a cliff. There are all the usual clues and red herrings that one comes to expect from an Agatha Christie murder but she also manages to evoke the atmosphere of the period making for a most unusual yet satisfying read. No Poirot, Miss Marple or Tommy and Tuppence in this story... and all the better for it! She's still my favourite author , and I highly recommend her novels! Get 1 credit every month to exchange for an audiobook of your choice, 22 books to get you out of your reading rut. True, the detective was ageing, but had his deductive instincts finally deserted him? DIsappointing, as this is the one of the three Christie mysteries included in the UK crime writers top 100 list. See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. where a priest’s daughter, investigating a suspicious death, uncovers an asp’s nest of jealousy, betrayal, and serial murder.. I looked for it for years but couldn't remember the name. Infuriatingly, just as he was about to show her a snapshot of this acquaintance, the Major was suddenly interrupted. In Death Comes As the End, Dame … The book spends too much time with the mundane, but the ending is quite satisfactory, and the setting certainly unusual and exotic for a Christie novel. At the foot of a cliff lies the broken, twisted body of Nofret, concubine to a ka-priest. Between plot setup and those Egyptian character names, the first few chapters are heavy going. Please review your cart.
Reviewed in the United Kingdom on August 12, 2020. Eight alarm clocks were set to go off, one after the other, starting at 6:30 a.m. When her lifeless body is discovered at the foot of a cliff, Imhotep's own flesh and blood become the apparent conspirators in her shocking murder.
Young, beautiful, and venomous, most agree that it was fate—she deserved to die like a snake! All Rights Reserved.
Luke is inclined to think so - until he reads in the Times of the unexpected demise of Wychwood's Dr. Humbleby.... A classic from the queen of mystery: Agatha Christie. Cancel anytime.
Their mission: to seek out a man and a woman from among the colorful guests at Sans Souci, a seaside hotel.
What made the experience of listening to Death Comes as the End the most enjoyable? Tell readers what you thought by rating and reviewing this book. You will be able to unsubscribe at any time. It's free and yours to keep. Before long Nofret has upset and angered almost everyone around her - including Renisenb's boastful brother Sobek and his placid wife Kait, and even Renisenb's gentle elder brother Yahmose and his shrewish wife, Satipy, and subsequently life becomes very difficult for the whole family. Christie's penetrating psychology, effectively applied in ancient Egyptian setting, Reviewed in the United States on April 16, 2020. Please type in your email address in order to receive an email with instructions on how to reset your password. © Copyright 2011 - 2020 RB Audiobooks USA LLC. I only remembered that it was sent in Ancient Egypt ,& was one of the best books that I could remember reading some 65 years ago , this & " And Then There Were None " set me off on a Christie binge that has lasted through the years....highly recommended . Bring your club to Amazon Book Clubs, start a new book club and invite your friends to join, or find a club that’s right for you for free. Click here for a list of interest-specific sites grouped by category.
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The only man who can save the summit is dead. I gave the story 4 stars. The second is an artist. In Death Comes As the End, Dame Agatha Christie transports us back to ancient Egypt 2000 B.C.
[Agatha Christie; Jenny Funnell; John Foley] -- It is 2000 BC in Egypt and Imhotep the Ka-Priest brings home his beautiful concubine Nofret. Young, beautiful, and venomous, most agree that it was fate—she deserved to die like a snake! where a priest’s daughter, investigating a suspicious death, uncovers an asp’s nest of jealousy, betrayal, and serial murder. Motivation is everything in this book. Agatha Christie’s acclaimed novel of anger, jealousy, betrayal and murder in Ancient Egypt, is now available as unabridged audio.It is Egypt, 2000 BC, where death … .
To calculate the overall star rating and percentage breakdown by star, we don’t use a simple average. The links will take you to the Website's homepage. Imhotep, wealthy landowner and priest of Thebes, has outraged his sons and daughters by bringing a beautiful concubine into their fold. Ms. Christie's husband was an archaeologist and she herself actively worked on many archaeological sites in the Middle East.
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Prime members enjoy FREE Delivery and exclusive access to music, movies, TV shows, original audio series, and Kindle books. I tend to disagree. . It was the first Agatha Christie book I read. It takes a while to get into this story as the cast of characters is quite long. The novel, set in ancient Egypt, was a successful experiment! Your browser doesn't support HTML5 audio. He seems to appear and disappear almost like a trick of the light. Thanks! But at her father's house on the banks of the Nile, the priest's daughter Renisenb believes that the woman's death is suspicious.
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