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Hercule Poirot's Christmas by Agatha Christie
  

Hercule Poirot's Christmas

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Agatha Christie's seasonal mystery thriller, 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 M. C. Beaton, Alexander McCall Smith and Dorothy L Sayers.

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Hercule Poirot's Christmas by Agatha Christie

It is Christmas Eve. The Lee family reunion is shattered by a deafening crash of furniture, followed by a high-pitched wailing scream. Upstairs, the tyrannical Simeon Lee lies dead in a pool of blood, his throat slashed. But when Hercule Poirot, who is staying in the village with a friend for Christmas, offers to assist, he finds an atmosphere not of mourning but of mutual suspicion. It seems everyone had their own reason to hate the old man...

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'You yearned for a good violent murder with lots of blood . So this is your special story - written for you.'
Agatha Christie

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
eBook Favourites

Classic crime

ISBN

9780007527540

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