Midwinter Murder (Hardback)
  • Midwinter Murder (Hardback)

Midwinter Murder (Hardback)

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Hardback 256 Pages
Published: 01/10/2020
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Waterstones Says

Culled from across the Queen of Crime’s formidable canon, these fiendishly clever tales of Christmas murder feature Poirot, Marple and a host of festive red herrings.

There's a chill in the air and the days are growing shorter... It's the perfect time to curl up in front of a crackling fireplace with this winter-themed collection from legendary mystery writer Agatha Christie. But beware of deadly snowdrifts and dangerous gifts, poisoned meals and mysterious guests.

This compendium of short stories, some featuring beloved detectives Hercule Poirot and Miss Marple, is an essential omnibus for Christie fans and the perfect gift for mystery lovers.

Includes the stories:

  • The Chocolate Box
  • A Christmas Tragedy
  • The Coming of Mr Quin
  • The Mystery of the Baghdad Chest
  • The Clergyman's Daughter
  • The Plymouth Express
  • Problem at Pollensa Bay
  • Sanctuary
  • The Mystery of Hunter's Lodge
  • The World's End
  • The Manhood of Edward Robinson
  • Christmas Adventure

Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
ISBN: 9780008328962
Number of pages: 256
Weight: 330 g
Dimensions: 222 x 141 x 24 mm
Edition: Special edition


‘Without a doubt, the greatest mystery writer of all time’ – Ragnar Jonasson ‘A hundred years after her first novel, and we are all still standing in her shadow’ – Andrew Taylor ‘Agatha Christie is the gateway drug to crime fiction both for readers and for writers’ – Val McDermid ‘She gives us an insight into human nature that few, if any, have surpassed’ – Susan Lewis ‘Dame Agatha has sold more books than all besides Shakespeare and the Bible’ – David Baldacci ‘All crime fiction writers around the globe owe Agatha Christie a massive debt’ – Peter James ‘Reading a perfectly plotted Agatha Christie is like crunching into a perfect apple: that pure, crisp, absolute satisfaction.’ – Tana French

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Amalia Gkavea

“Twelve stories to be read in the heart of winter, in the company of a hot cup of cocoa.”

‘’It was nearly dark. The house felt suddenly very quiet and empty. It was a lonely house, two miles from a village, two miles, as Molly put it, from anywhere. She had often been alone in the house before - but she... More

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“Classic Agatha Christy”

Brilliant enjoyable bedtime read a varied selection of short stories many I knew well but happy to read again and again!

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Perfect collection! Good length stories to read one a day

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