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The ABC Murders by Agatha Christie
  

The ABC Murders

Part of the Poirot Series
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Agatha Christie's world-famous serial killer mystery, reissued with a striking new cover designed to appeal to the latest generation of Agatha Christie fans and book lovers.

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

Synopsis

The ABC Murders by Agatha Christie

There's a serial killer on the loose, bent on working his way through the alphabet. And as a macabre calling card he leaves beside each victim's corpe the ABC Railway Guide open at the name of the town where the murder has taken place. Having begun with Andover, Bexhill and then Churston, there seems little chance of the murderer being caught - until he makes the crucial and vain mistake of challenging Hercule Poirot to frustrate his plans...

Reviews

'There is no more cunning player of the murder game than Agatha Christie.' Sunday Times

'A masterwork of carefully concealed artifice... most stunningly original.' Julian Symons

'An Agatha Christie triumph.' Morning Post

'The best thing she has ever written, compact, witty and horribly exciting.' Sunday Referee

'An entirely original idea.' Daily Telegraph

'Mrs Christie has invented an entirely new plot for a detective story - a difficult thing in these days; she is to be congratulated on the perfection of her invention.' The Times

'Her best yet. Where does she get hold of these brilliant notions?' Bristol Evening Post

'Vive Hercule Poirot! He is back again ... and I, for one, am thrilled to the marrow bones ... the most amazing finale for sheer ingenuity that I have ever come across ... Mrs Christie has pulled it off yet again.' The Bystander

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

26th September 2013

Author

Agatha Christie

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Author's Website

www.agathachristie.com/

Publisher

Harper an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers

Format

Paperback
288 pages

Categories

Crime / Mystery
Historical Fiction
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Classic crime

ISBN

9780007527533

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