Hercule Poirot’s Christmas - Poirot (Paperback)
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Hercule Poirot’s Christmas - Poirot (Paperback)

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Paperback 288 Pages
Published: 26/09/2013
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Waterstones Says

One of Christie’s most meticulously constructed plots finds Poirot called in to investigate the demise of a loathsome patriarch at Christmastime, in a country house filled with family members hiding a multitude of secrets.

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.

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...

Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
ISBN: 9780007527540
Number of pages: 288
Weight: 220 g
Dimensions: 198 x 129 x 19 mm


MEDIA REVIEWS

‘You yearned for a “good violent murder with lots of blood”. So this is your special story – written for you.’Agatha Christie ‘There is irresistible simplicity and buoyancy of a Christmas treat about it all'Times Literary Supplement

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Emma Smith at Bedford

“A fantastic Christmas mystery for our favourite Belgian”

It’s a classic and enjoyable crime scenario – the family patriarch has invited all his nearest and dearest to stay with him over Christmas, he isn’t liked and he winds up dead. Simeon Lee is a millionaire twice over... More

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C Knight

“A festive mystery for Poirot”

I have loved the TV and film adaptations of Agatha Christie's works for years, despite being scared silly by them as a child. I only recently began reading the books; Hercule Poirot's Christmas is one book I... More

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