The A.B.C. Murders

The A.B.C. Murders

By Agatha Christie

Harper Paperbacks, Paperback, 9780062073587, 252pp.

Publication Date: May 2011


There's a serial killer on the loose, workinghis way through the alphabet and the wholecountry is in a state of panic.

A is for Mrs. Ascher in Andover, B is for BettyBarnard in Bexhill, C is for Sir Carmichael Clarkein Churston. With each murder, the killer is gettingmore confident but leaving a trail of deliberateclues to taunt the proud Hercule Poirot might justprove to be the first, and fatal, mistake.

About the Author
Agatha Christie is the most widely published author of all time, outsold only by the Bible and Shakespeare. Her books have sold more than a billion copies in English and another billion in a hundred foreign languages. She died in 1976. Sophie Hannah is the internationally bestselling author of nine psychological thrillers, which have been published in more than 20 countries and adapted for television. Sophie is an Honorary Fellow of Lucy Cavendish College, Cambridge, and as a poet has been shortlisted for the TS Eliot Prize.

Praise For The A.B.C. Murders

“There is no more cunning player of the murder game than Agatha Christie.”
-Sunday Times (London)

“An entirely original idea.”
-Daily Telegraph (London)

“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 (London)

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