Death on the Nile, subtitled as A Hercule Poirot Mystery is another masterpiece by the great author Agatha Christie. Just as the title depicts and considering the legacy of Agatha Christie, Death on the Nile is also a crime story with her main character, Hercule Poirot playing the lead detective role.
Just like in other books by the same author such as the And Then There Were None and Murder on the Orient Express the listeners get hooked with the great storytelling by David Suchet who with his powerful voice made the main character larger than life.
The story tells about the tranquility of a cruise sailing in Nile, which subsequently gets completely shattered with the breaking of news that Linnet Ridgeway, a passenger in the cruise got shot down through the head. Linnet was a very young, calm, beautiful and a stylish. She was blessed with a great life and had everything, until she got shot down in the cruise for no reason known to anybody.
Hercule Poirot gets in his detective shoes and soon started to investigate the crime and held many people as suspects. The story get intensified in the middle with lots of twist and turns and Hercule Poirot with all his pass expertise as detective recalled something aggressive from a fellow passenger who said to Linnet once that he want to put his pistol against her head and would just press the trigger. This is what Hercule Poirot overheard and took this as a starting point to investigate the murder.
Things get heated up after every moment and more and more passengers become suspects of the murder with very interesting twists and turns. If you want to have the best experience in listening to a well dramatized crime story then this one is surely the right dose for you to enjoy.