The Capture of Cerberus by Agatha Christie
AND The Incident of the Dog's Ball

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Two recently-rediscovered Hercule Poirot short stories by Agatha Christie, read by David Suchet. In 2004, a remarkable archive was unearthed at Agatha Christie's family home, Greenway - 73 of her private notebooks, filled with pencilled jottings and ideas. Hidden within this literary treasure trove were two rare, never-before-published short stories, discovered by archivist John Curran and published in his book "Agatha Christie's Secret Notebooks: Fifty Years of Mysteries in the Making". "The Capture of Cerberus" was intended to be the twelfth in her collection of Poirot stories, "The Labours of Hercules", but she eventually rewrote it, keeping only the title. In this first, original version, Poirot is holidaying in Geneva, trying to take his mind off the impending war. But a chance meeting with an old acquaintance leads to an investigation involving a Nazi dictator and an enormous hound..."The Incident of the Dog's Ball", probably written in 1933, was reworked as the novel "Dumb Witness" (1937) with a different murderer and motive. In it, Poirot receives a letter from an elderly lady, written two months before and asking for help. Now she is dead, and Poirot is convinced that her beloved terrier Bob holds the key to her death...

About Agatha Christie

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Agatha Christie is the most widely published author of all time and in any language, outsold only by the Bible and Shakespeare. Her books have sold over a billion copies in English and another billion in a hundred foreign countries. She is the author of eighty novels and short-story collections, nineteen plays, and six novels under the name Mary Westmacott. She died in 1976.
Published September 8, 2011 by BBC Audiobooks Ltd.
Genres: Mystery, Thriller & Suspense, Literature & Fiction. Fiction

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