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The Adventure of the Christmas Pudding by Agatha Christie
  

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Agatha Christie's seasonal Poirot and Marple short story collection, reissued with a striking new cover designed to appeal to the latest generation of Agatha Christie fans and book lovers. What links these five baffling cases? The little grey cells of Monsieur Hercule Poirot!

If you like Agatha Christie you might also like to read books by Dorothy L Sayers, Alexander McCall Smith and M. C. Beaton.

Synopsis

The Adventure of the Christmas Pudding by Agatha Christie

First came a sinister warning to Poirot not to eat any plum pudding...then the discovery of a corpse in a chest...next, an overheard quarrel that led to murder...the strange case of the dead man who altered his eating habits...and the puzzle of the victim who dreamt his own suicide.

Reviews

'There is irresistible simplicity and buoyancy of a Christmas treat about it all'
Times Literary Supplement

About the Author

Agatha Christie

Agatha Christie was born in Torquay in 1890 and became, quite simply, the best-selling novelist in history. Her first novel, The Mysterious Affair at Styles, written towards the end of the First World War, introduced us to Hercule Poirot, who was to become the most popular detective in crime fiction since Sherlock Holmes. She is known throughout the world as the Queen of Crime. Her books have sold over a billion copies in the English language and another billion in 44 foreign languages. She is the author of 80 crime novels and short story collections, 19 plays, and six novels under the name of Mary Westmacott and saw her work translated into more languages than Shakespeare. Her enduring success, enhanced by many film and TV adaptations, is a tribute to the timeless appeal of her characters and the unequalled ingenuity of the plots.

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Book Info

Publication date

8th September 2016

Author

Agatha Christie

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Author's Website

www.agathachristie.com/

Publisher

HarperCollins Publishers Ltd an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers

Format

Paperback
304 pages

Categories

Crime / Mystery
Short Story Collections
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Classic crime

ISBN

9780008164980

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