Hear God’s Word, Mon Ami
  • Monday, March 24, 2014

The Metro (U.K.) reports:

Hercule Poirot may have solved his last crime and shuffled his mortal coil straight off our screens, but fans having withdrawal symptoms for the melodic timbre of a moustachioed David Suchet are in for an aural treat.

The British actor who played Agatha Christie’s legendary detective in ITV’s on-screen adaptations for 25 years has recorded the entirety of the Holy Bible on audio tape — all 80 hours and 752,702 words of it — for release next month.

… Suchet, who converted to Christianity at the age of 40 after reading a Bible in a hotel room in 1986, devoted 200 hours of his time to recording the audio book, and donated his fee to charity.

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