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Author: Agatha Christie
Publisher: London : Collins, 2012.
Series: Collins English readers.; Collins English readers., Agatha Christie series.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : Collins English readers editionView all editions and formats
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"The Leonides family live together in a large and crooked house in a wealthy London suburb. When the elderly millionaire Aristide Leonides is murdered with a fatal injection, the family reluctantly suspect his glamorous, young second wife. Charles Hayward, who is engaged to the late millionaire's granddaughter, observes the family closely and makes a terrible and shocking discovery ..."--Back cover.
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Agatha Christie
ISBN: 9780007451654 0007451652
OCLC Number: 819940203
Notes: "Originally published in 1949"--Back cover.
"Audio recording. This CD contains MP3 audio files. Copy them or play them on your computer"--Compact disc.
"Collins brings the Queen of Crime, Agatha Christie, to English language learners. Agatha Christie is the most widely published author of all time and in any language. Now Collins has adapted her famous detective novels for English language learners. These carefully adapted versions are shorter with the language targeted at upper-intermediate learners (CEF level B2). Each reader includes: * A CD with a reading of the adapted story * Helpful notes on characters * Cultural and historical notes relevant to the plot * A glossary of the more difficult words"--Back cover.
"CEF level: B2"--Back cover.
Description: 122 pages ; 20 cm + 1 audio disc.
Series Title: Collins English readers.; Collins English readers., Agatha Christie series.
Responsibility: [based on the novel by] Agatha Christie.

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