Hercule Poirot S Christmas

Author: Agatha Christie
Publisher: Charnwood Pub
ISBN: 9780708917244
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Christmas Eve, and the Lee family¿s reunion is shattered by a deafening crash of furniture and a high-pitched wailing scream. Upstairs, the tyrannical Simeon Lee lies dead in a pool of blood, histhroat slashed. When Hercule Poirot offers to assist, he finds an atmosphere not of mourning but of mutual suspicion. It seems everyone had their own reason to hatethe old man. . . .

Hercule Poirot S Christmas Poirot

Author: Agatha Christie
Publisher: HarperCollins UK
ISBN: 0007422377
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Agatha Christie’s seasonal mystery thriller, reissued with a striking cover designed to appeal to the latest generation of Agatha Christie fans and book lovers.

Hercule Poirot S Christmas

Author: Агата Кристи
Publisher: Litres
ISBN: 504137564X
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События романа «Рождество Эркюля Пуаро» разворачиваются накануне и после Рождества. В центре повествования – убийство хозяина дома, престарелого миллионера Симеона Ли, который впервые за двадцать лет решил собрать на Рождество всех своих детей. Убийство происходит непосредственно в вечер перед Рождеством после большого семейного скандала. Основное расследование ведет талантливый инспектор Сагден при поддержке полковника Джонсона, начальника местной полиции. Поскольку в вечер убийства в доме Джонсона гостил его друг Эркюль Пуаро, полковник приглашает знаменитого детектива помочь в раскрытии убийства в качестве неофициального консультанта.Неадаптированный текст романа снабжен комментариями и словарем. Книга предназначена для студентов языковых вузов и всех любителей детективного жанра.

Hercule Poirot Books Study Guide Hercule Poirot Novels Hercule Poirot Short Story Collections Murder On The Orient Express

Author: LLC Books
Publisher: Books LLC
ISBN: 9781157849292
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This is nonfiction commentary. Purchase includes a free trial membership in the publisher's book club where you can select from more than a million books without charge. Chapters: Hercule Poirot Novels, Hercule Poirot Short Story Collections, Murder on the Orient Express, Poirot's Early Cases, the Labours of Hercules, Poirot Investigates, the Adventure of the Christmas Pudding, Murder in the Mews, the Murder of Roger Ackroyd, Peril at End House, the Murder on the Links, Cards on the Table, the Mysterious Affair at Styles, Death on the Nile, the Big Four, Curtain, Appointment With Death, Lord Edgware Dies, Five Little Pigs, Evil Under the Sun, Sad Cypress, the Mystery of the Blue Train, One, Two, Buckle My Shoe, Cat Among the Pigeons, Murder in Mesopotamia, Dumb Witness, Hercule Poirot's Christmas, Hallowe'en Party, Hickory Dickory Dock, Mrs Mcginty's Dead, the A.b.c. Murders, Third Girl, Death in the Clouds, Taken at the Flood, the Clocks, the Hollow, After the Funeral, Dead Man's Folly, Elephants Can Remember, Three Act Tragedy, the Regatta Mystery, Three Blind Mice and Other Stories, While the Light Lasts and Other Stories, the Under Dog and Other Stories, Double Sin and Other Stories, the Witness for the Prosecution and Other Stories, Black Coffee, the Harlequin Tea Set. Source: Wikipedia. Free updates online. Not illustrated. Excerpt: Poirot's Early Cases is a short story collection written by Agatha Christie and first published in the UK by Collins Crime Club in September 1974. The book retailed at 2.25. Although the stories contained within the volume had all appeared in previous US collections, the book also appeared there later in 1974 under the slightly different title of Hercule Poirot's Early Cases in an edition retailing at $6.95. In the collection, Christie charts some of the cases from Hercule Poirot's early career, before he was internationally renowned as a detective. All the stories had first been published...More: http: //booksllc.net/?id=2376393

The Agatha Christie Companion

Author: Russell H. Fitzgibbon
Publisher: Popular Press
ISBN: 9780879721381
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Russell H. Fitzgibbon presents a short history of Dame Agatha s life, criticism of her works, and a summary of how critics and reviewers view her work. Includes a bibliography of all the works of Christie published in either Great Britain or the United States, classified according to the detectives involved; an alphabetical list of Christie detective and mystery book and short-story titles; a short-story finder for Christie collections; and an index of all but the least important of the thousands of characters introduced by the author in the detective and mystery short stories and novels."

The Ageless Agatha Christie

Author: J.C. Bernthal
Publisher: McFarland
ISBN: 147662397X
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When Agatha Christie died in 1976, she was the bestselling mystery writer in history. This collection of new essays brings fresh perspectives to Christie scholarship with new readings and discussions of little-known aspects of her life, career and legacy. The contributors explore her relationship with modernism, the relevance of queer theory, television adaptations, issues with translations, information behavior theory, feminist readings, postcolonial tribute novels, celebrity culture and heritage cinema. The final word is given to fans in an editorial that collates testimonies from readers, collectors and enthusiasts.

Sequels

Author: Janet Husband
Publisher: American Library Association
ISBN: 0838909671
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A guide to series fiction lists popular series, identifies novels by character, and offers guidance on the order in which to read unnumbered series.

The Gentle Art Of Murder

Author: Earl F. Bargainnier
Publisher: Popular Press
ISBN: 9780879721596
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This study of the technique of Agatha Christie’s detective fiction—sixty-seven novels and over one hundred short stories—is the first extensive analysis of her accomplishment as a writer. Earl F. Bargannier demonstrates that Christie thoroughly understood the conventions of her genre and, with seemingly inexhaustible ingenuity, was able to develop for more than fifty years surprising variations within those conventions.