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Crooked House

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Now a Feature Film from Sony Pictures Starring Christina Hendricks, Gillian Anderson, and Glenn Close Screenplay by Julian Fellowes (Downton Abbey) Look for the Sony On Demand Film Release in November 2017 - Theatrical Release in December 2017 Described by the Queen of Mystery herself as one of her favorites of her published works, Crooked House is a classic Agatha Christie thriller revolving around a devastating family mystery The Leonides are one big happy family living in a sprawling, ramshackle mansion. That is until the head of the household, Aristide, is murdered with a fatal barbiturate injection. Suspicion naturally falls on the old man's young widow, fifty years his junior. But the murderer has reckoned without the tenacity of Charles Hayward, fiance of the late millionaire's granddaughter. "Writing Crooked House was pure pleasure and I feel justified in my belief that it is one of my best." --Agatha Christieshow more

Product details

  • Paperback | 236 pages
  • 132.08 x 200.66 x 17.78mm | 276.69g
  • HarperCollins Publishers Inc
  • HarperCollins Publishers
  • New York, NY, United States
  • English
  • Reissue
  • black & white illustrations
  • 0062073532
  • 9780062073532
  • 378,362

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The Leonides are one big happy family livingin a sprawling, ramshackle mansion. Thatis until the head of the household, Aristide, ismurdered with a fatal barbiturate injection. Suspicion naturally falls on the old man's youngwidow, fifty years his junior. But the murdererhas reckoned without the tenacity of CharlesHayward, fiance of the late millionaire's granddaughter.show more

Rating details

18,900 ratings
3.97 out of 5 stars
5 31% (5,882)
4 40% (7,554)
3 25% (4,636)
2 4% (685)
1 1% (143)
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