• The Jewel Robbery at the Grand Metropolitan

  • A Hercule Poirot Short Story
  • By: Agatha Christie
  • Narrated by: Hugh Fraser
  • Length: 35 mins
  • 4.7 out of 5 stars (65 ratings)

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Publisher's Summary

Hercule Poirot and Captain Hastings are on holiday at the opulent Grand Metropolitan Hotel in Brighton, where they meet the wife of a wealthy stockbroker. As they discuss the jewels worn by Mrs. Opalsen, the great detective relates his experiences in cases which have concerned some of the best-known jewels in the world. Excited by his anecdotes, the wealthy matron eagerly offers to show him a very expensive pearl necklace, but when she goes to retrieve it, she discovers that it has been stolen....

Public Domain (P)2012 HarperCollins Publishers

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What a story

what an amazing story you really have to pay attention. You never know what's coming around the corner. This is a story that will really make you think. it is absolutely worth listening to

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Poirot as it should be

Naturally, no one does Poirot better than the actor himself- David Suchet-I only wish the story was longer...

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A good story

David Suchet did a fine job of narrating. Hugh Fraser is best, but Suchet is a close second.
Agatha remains #1

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