This first mystery by Dame Agatha Christie introduces dapper, brilliant Hercule Poirot. Retired as the Chief of Belgian police, he is summoned to a magnificent country estate to solve a murder. The victim: a wealthy heiress. The suspects: her fortune-hunting husband, her jealous relatives, her hired companion. The solution: a deadly scheme that is revealed by the master detective himself. Named a 1996 "Best Mystery Audio" by Publishers Weekly, this complete and unabridged edition is read by David Suchet, the distinguished British actor recognized as Poirot from the PBS-TV Mystery Theater. 5 cassettes.