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Murder in the Mews

Murder in the Mews

Hardback Poirot

By (author) Agatha Christie

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  • Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers Ltd
  • Format: Hardback | 288 pages
  • Dimensions: 128mm x 196mm x 22mm | 240g
  • Publication date: 1 December 2006
  • Publication City/Country: London
  • ISBN 10: 0007234481
  • ISBN 13: 9780007234486
  • Edition: Facsimile
  • Edition statement: Facsimile edition
  • Sales rank: 235,113

Product description

A facsimile first edition hardback of the pre-war Poirot book of four novellas - Murder in the Mews, The Incredible Theft, Dead Man's Mirror and Triangle at Rhodes. How did a woman holding a pistol in her right hand manage to shoot herself in the left temple? What was the link between a ghost sighting and the disappearance of top secert military plans? How did the bullet that killed Sir Gervase shatter a mirror in another part of the room? And who destroyed the 'eternal triangle' of love involving renowned beauty, Valentine Chantry? Hercule Poirot is faced with four mystifying cases - Murder in the Mews, The Incredible Theft, Dead Man's Mirror and Triangle at Rhodes - each a miniature classic of characterisation, incident and suspense. To mark the 80th anniversary of Hercule Poirot's first appearance, and to celebrate his renewed fortunes as a primetime television star, this title in a collection of facsimile first editions is the perfect way to experience Agatha Christie. Reproducing the original typesetting and format of the first edition from the Christie family's own archive, this book sports the original cover which has been painstakingly restored to its original glory.

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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 over 100 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.

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"All four tales are admirable entertainment... her solutions are unexpected and satisfying" Daily Mail