The A.B.C. Murders (Paperback)

By Agatha Christie

Harper Paperbacks, 9780062073587, 252pp.

Publication Date: May 1, 2011



Agatha Christie's beloved classic The A.B.C. Murders sets Hercule Poirot on the trail of a serial killer.

There's a serial killer on the loose, working his way through the alphabet and the whole country is in a state of panic.

A is for Mrs. Ascher in Andover, B is for Betty Barnard in Bexhill, C is for Sir Carmichael Clarke in Churston. With each murder, the killer is getting more confident--but leaving a trail of deliberate clues to taunt the proud Hercule Poirot might just prove to be the first, and fatal, mistake.

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