Collins brings the Queen of Crime, Agatha Christie, to English language learners.
Agatha Christie is the most widely published author of all time and in any language. Now Collins has adapted her famous detective novels for English language learners. These carefully adapted versions are shorter with the language targeted at upper-intermediate learners (CEF level B2).
Each reader includes:
• A CD with a reading of the adapted story
• Helpful notes on characters
• Cultural and historical notes relevant to the plot
• A glossary of the more difficult words
The Leonides were one big happy family living in a sprawling, ramshackle mansion. That was until Astrides, the head of the household, was murdered. Charles Hayward, engaged to the late millionaire’s granddaughter, decides to investigate.