The ABC Murders - Poirot (Paperback)
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The ABC Murders - Poirot (Paperback)

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Paperback 288 Pages / Published: 26/09/2013
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Newly adapted for the BBC for autumn 2018, starring John Malkovich, The ABC Murders is an ingeniously plotted, multi-perspective mystery that puts Poirot on the trail of a devious serial killer.

Agatha Christie's world-famous serial killer mystery, reissued with a striking new cover designed to appeal to the latest generation of Agatha Christie fans and book lovers.

There's a serial killer on the loose, bent on working his way through the alphabet. And as a macabre calling card he leaves beside each victim's corpe the ABC Railway Guide open at the name of the town where the murder has taken place.

Having begun with Andover, Bexhill and then Churston, there seems little chance of the murderer being caught - until he makes the crucial and vain mistake of challenging Hercule Poirot to frustrate his plans...

Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
ISBN: 9780007527533
Number of pages: 288
Weight: 200 g
Dimensions: 198 x 129 x 18 mm


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'There is no more cunning player of the murder game than Agatha Christie.' - The Sunday Times

'A masterwork of carefully concealed artifice... most stunningly original.' - Julian Symons

'An Agatha Christie triumph.' - The Morning Post

'The best thing she has ever written, compact, witty and horribly exciting.' - Sunday Referee

'An entirely original idea.' - Daily Telegraph

'Mrs Christie has invented an entirely new plot for a detective story - a difficult thing in these days; she is to be congratulated on the perfection of her invention.' - The Times

'Her best yet. Where does she get hold of these brilliant notions?' - Bristol Evening Post

'Vive Hercule Poirot! He is back again ... and I, for one, am thrilled to the marrow bones ... the most amazing finale for sheer ingenuity that I have ever come across ... Mrs Christie has pulled it off yet again.' - The Bystander

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“Superb!”

Agatha Christie has honestly caught me by surprise with this one! She makes you believe a certain someone is definitely the killer but she traps in her ruse for us to only discover until the very final pages who the... More

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“ABC - A Brilliant Case for Poirot - set in Andover, Bexhill, Churston and.....now that would be telling”

Another great novel from the pen of Agatha Christie. How clever this one was. Someone is using the train timetables to pick stations beginning with A, B, C… and victims with surnames of those letters to.

The joy with... More

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“Favourite author”

There are too many Agatha Christie books to review individually.  Some which don't fit the following author review will be done as individual reviews but most will have this review added. I'm going to split... More

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