The Mysterious Affair at Styles
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The Mysterious Affair at Styles

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Hercule Poirot solves his first case in the Agatha Christie novel that started it all, now in a fully restored edition that features a "missing chapter" along with commentary from Christie expert John Curran.

Who poisoned the wealthy Emily Inglethorp and how did the murderer penetrate and escape from her locked bedroom? Suspects abound in the quaint village of Styles St. Mary--from the heiress's fawning new husband to her two stepsons, her volatile housekeeper, and a pretty nurse who works in a hospital dispensary.

With impeccable timing, and making his unforgettable debut, the brilliant Belgian detective Hercule Poirot is on the case.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 247 pages
  • 134.62 x 200.66 x 17.78mm | 204.12g
  • William Morrow & Company
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • Fully Restored ed.
  • 0062073915
  • 9780062073914
  • 132,538

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Altogether a skillfull tale and a talented first book. --"Daily News" (UK)"
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The first Hercule Poirot mystery, now published for the first time with a previously deleted scene and commentary from Agatha Christie expert John Curran.

This is the Agatha Christie book that started it all--the sublime introduction of her master sleuth, Hercule Poirot, and his now legendary powers of detection. Who poisoned the wealthy Emily Inglethorp and how did the murderer penetrate and escape from her locked bedroom? Suspects abound in the quaint village of Styles St. Mary--from the heiress's fawning new husband to her two stepsons, her volatile housekeeper, and a pretty nurse who works in a hospital dispensary. Making his unforgettable debut, the brilliant Belgian detective is on the case.
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153,169 ratings
3.98 out of 5 stars
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4 37% (57,391)
3 22% (34,149)
2 4% (5,693)
1 2% (3,256)
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