The Clocks - Poirot (Hardback)
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The Clocks - Poirot (Hardback)

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Hardback 256 Pages / Published: 20/08/2009
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A typist uncovers a man's body from behind the sofa...

As instructed, stenographer Sheila Webb let herself into the house at 19 Wilbraham Crescent. It was then that she made a grisly discovery: the body of a dead man sprawled across the living room floor.

What intrigued Poirot about the case was the time factor. Although in a state of shock, Sheila clearly remembered having heard a cuckoo clock strike three o'clock. Yet, the four other clocks in the living room all showed the time as 4.13. Even more strangely, only one of these clocks belonged to the owner of the house...

Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
ISBN: 9780007314638
Number of pages: 256
Weight: 330 g
Dimensions: 190 x 126 x 24 mm
Edition: Facsimile edition


MEDIA REVIEWS

`Deliberately fantastic.' Times Literary Supplement

`Superlative Christie... extremely ingenious.' The Bookman

`A sure-fire attention-gripper naturally.' Saturday Review

`Here is the grand-manner detective story in all its glory.' New York Times

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“Not really a Poirot novel...”

I had high hopes for 'The Clocks'. The ingredients all seemed to be there- a body mysteriously discovered in a blind lady's sitting room, dumped there in her absence, a nameless corpse, numerous... More

Paperback edition
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“The Clocks”

Although not much in evidence himself, this Poirot novel is very clever.

Paperback edition
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“Death-Watch”

As Agatha Christie's career wore on, it's fair to say that her books got slightly less compelling but their setups became more and more intriguing. Take, for example, The Clocks: a dead body is found in a... More

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