The Labors of Hercules
A Hercule Poirot Collection (Hercule Poirot Mysteries #26)
Other Editions of This Title:
Digital Audiobook (7/2/2012)
MP3 CD (7/5/2016)
Compact Disc (7/5/2016)
Compact Disc (5/1/2011)
Mass Market Paperback (6/1/1984)
Library Binding, Large Print (6/1/2014)
Like The Labors of Hercules, the twelve cases Poirot must solve in this captivating collection of short crime fiction stories are dangerous, demanding, and positively ingenious.
In appearance Hercule Poirot hardly resembled an ancient Greek hero. Yet—reasoned the detective—like Hercules he had been responsible for ridding society of some of its most unpleasant monsters.
So, in the period leading up to his retirement, Poirot makes up his mind to accept just twelve more cases: his self-imposed “Labors.” Each would go down in the annals of crime as a heroic feat of deduction.
Praise For The Labors of Hercules: A Hercule Poirot Collection (Hercule Poirot Mysteries #26)…
— John Lescroart, New York Times bestselling author
“A finely shaped book, richly devious and quite brilliant—by far the best volume of Poirot shorts.”
— San Francisco Chronicle
“Twelve little masterpieces of detection. Poirot and Agatha Christie at their inimitable best.”
— Sunday Express (London)
William Morrow Paperbacks, 9780062073983, 336pp.
Publication Date: September 27, 2011
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, after a prolific career spanning six decades.