A Hercule Poirot Mystery
By Agatha Christie
(William Morrow Paperbacks, Paperback, 9780062073761, 288pp.)
Publication Date: June 2011
Other Editions of This Title: Compact Disc
Three young women share a London flat. The first is a coolly efficient secretary. The second is an artist. The third interrupts Hercule Poirots breakfast confessing that she is a murdererand then promptly disappears.
Slowly, Poirot learns of the rumors surrounding the mysterious third girl, her family, and her disappearance. Yet hard evidence is needed before the great detective can pronounce her guilty, innocent, or insane.
Agatha Christie is the most widely published author of all time and in any language, outsold only by the Bible and Shakespeare. Her books have sold over a billion copies in English and another billion in one hundred foreign countries. She is the author of eighty novels and short-story collections, nineteen plays, and six novels under the name Mary Westmacott. She died in 1976.
“Agatha Christie was a revolutionary writer; one of the first to make the detective story accessible, with clean, easy prose.”
-Kate Mosse, New York Times bestselling author of Labyrinthe
“A beautifully set trap.”
-New York Times
“First class Christie.”
-Sunday Telegraph (London)