The Mystery of Three Quarters: The New Hercule Poirot Mystery (Hardback)
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The Mystery of Three Quarters: The New Hercule Poirot Mystery (Hardback)

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Hardback 400 Pages / Published: 23/08/2018
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Waterstones Says

The gripping follow-up to The Monogram Murders and Closed Casket offers a thrilling challenge for Agatha Christie’s Poirot. A witty and superbly well-plotted whodunit, original and richly satisfying.

Following on from the success of The Monogram Murders and Closed Casket, Sophie Hannah picks up the mantle of the Queen of Crime once more. The world's most beloved detective, Hercule Poirot - the legendary star of Agatha Christie's Murder on the Orient Express - returns in a stylish, diabolically clever mystery set in 1930's London.

Returning home after lunch one day, Hercule Poirot finds an angry woman waiting outside his front door. She demands to know why Poirot has sent her a letter accusing her of the murder of Barnabas Pandy, a man she has neither heard of nor ever met.

Poirot has also never heard of a Barnabas Pandy, and has accused nobody of murder. Shaken, he goes inside, only to find that he has a visitor waiting for him - a man who also claims also to have received a letter from Poirot that morning, accusing him of the murder of Barnabas Pandy...

Poirot wonders how many more letters of this sort have been sent in his name. Who sent them, and why? More importantly, who is Barnabas Pandy, is he dead, and, if so, was he murdered? And can Poirot find out the answers without putting more lives in danger?

Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
ISBN: 9780008264451
Number of pages: 400
Weight: 630 g
Dimensions: 240 x 159 x 34 mm


MEDIA REVIEWS

'What Sophie and Agatha have in common is a rare talent for fiendish unpredictability. They make you see how the impossible might be possible after all.' - Sunday Telegraph

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“A mystery with a twist!”

Poirot does not like the unexpected. Order and precision are fundamental, so when he is accused of sending letters to various suspects he does not even know, he is baffled. He begins to wonder is this a trap or a... More

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“Another outing for the little grey cells...”

In The Mystery of Three Quarters Poirot finds himself confronted by the rather formidable Sylvia Rule for sending her a letter accusing her of murder. The problem is that he didn't send the letter. Or the ones... More

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“Astonishingly stylish”

This is such a great read and a masterclass in novel writing. It's crafted so carefully that every beat, every thought, every clue and minor detail has its place and purpose. Sophie Hannah seems to understand the... More

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