The Golden Ball and Other Stories

The Golden Ball and Other Stories

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A sterling collection of short stories featuring Hercule Poirot and others, The Golden Ball and Other Stories is a riveting compendium of shocking secrets, dastardly crimes, and brilliant detection--a showcase of Dame Agatha at her very best.

Is it a gesture of goodwill or a sinister trap that lures Rupert St. Vincent and his family to a magnificent estate?

How desperate is Joyce Lambert, a destitute young widow whose only recourse is to marry a man she despises? W

hat unexpected circumstance stirs old loyalties in Theodora Darrell, an unfaithful wife about to run away with her lover?

In this collection of short stories, the answers are as unexpected as they are satisfying. The Queen of Mystery takes bizarre romantic entanglements, supernatural visitations, and classic murder to inventive new heights.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 320 pages
  • 132 x 201 x 20mm | 249g
  • United States
  • English
  • Reissue
  • 0062094416
  • 9780062094414
  • 97,275

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Is it a gesture of goodwill or a sinister trap that lures Rupert St. Vincent and his family to a magnificent estate? How desperate is Joyce Lambert, a destitute young widow whose only recourse is to marry a man she despises? What unexpected circumstance stirs old loyalties in Theodora Darrell, an unfaithful wife about to run away with her lover?

In this collection of short stories, the answers are as unexpected as they are satisfying. The Queen of Mystery takes bizarre romantic entanglements, supernatural visitations, and classic murder to inventive new heights.
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Review quote

"Agatha Christie's puzzles have delighted fans for decades."--Diane Mott Davidson, New York Times bestselling author
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Rating details

6,801 ratings
4.05 out of 5 stars
5 41% (2,797)
4 30% (2,017)
3 23% (1,588)
2 5% (316)
1 1% (83)
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