The Mysterious Affair at Styles - Poirot (Paperback)Agatha Christie (author)
A Belgian detective
After the Great War, life can never be the same again.
Captain Arthur Hastings is invited to Styles To recuperate from injuries sustained at the Front. It is the last place he expects to encounter murder.
Fortunately he knows a former detective, a Belgian refugee, who happens to be staying nearby . . .
Here, for the first time, meet Agatha Christie's legendary creation: Hercule Poirot
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
Number of pages: 288
Weight: 210 g
Dimensions: 198 x 129 x 18 mm
'Almost too ingenious ... very clearly and brightly told.'
Times Literary Supplement
'Very well contrived.'
'Altogether a skilful tale and a talented first book.'
'The most ingenious and absorbingly interesting tale of sensations and mystery we have read for a long time.'
'Well written, well proportioned, and full of surprises. Lovers of good stories will, without exception, rejoice in this book.'
The British Weekly
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“The Mysterious Affair at Styles”
A good first novel that shows great promise. Whilst it does have its flaws (characters referred to by several variations of their names, unnecessary courtroom sequences), my interest is sufficiently raised to read the... More
This book is the first Poirot book ... it was sreiously gripping and hard to put down however, it was not my favourite book of Poirot's ... surprisingly ... but I still enjoyed if that makes sense
“The mysterious affair at Styles”
I found it rather hard to put down at times, and it gets very exciting, It was very cleverly written, despite not being the Very best of Poirot. An Awesome book if you love mysteries.
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