After the Funeral

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After the Funeral

By Agatha Christie

Harper Paperbacks, Paperback, 9780062073822, 286pp.

Publication Date: June 14, 2011

Description

Hercule Poirot is called on to investigate the murder of a brother and sister, in this classic Agatha Christie mystery now available in an updated edition with a foreword Sophie Hannah.

He was murdered, wasn t he?

When Cora Lansquenet is savagely murdered, the extraordinary remark she had made the previous day at her brother Richard's funeral suddenly takes on a chilling significance. At the reading of Richard's will, Cora was clearly heard to say, It's been hushed up very nicely, hasn t it. But he was murdered, wasn t he?

Did Cora's accusation a dark truth that sealed her own fate? Or are the siblings deaths just tragic coincidences?

Desperate to know the truth, the Lansquenet's solicitor turns to Hercule Poirot to unravel the mystery. For even after the funeral, death isn t finished yet . . .



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.


Praise For After the Funeral

“Agatha Christie’s puzzles have delighted fans for decades.”
-Diane Mott Davidson, New York Times bestselling author

“Complete with a genealogical tree, a dubious will, and a family full of potential murderers.”
-New York Times