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Dead man's folly : a Hercule Poirot mystery

Author: Agatha Christie
Publisher: Thorndike, Me. : Center Point Pub., 2012.
Series: Hercule Poirot mysteries, #32.
Edition/Format:   Large print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Sir George and Lady Stubbs, the hosts of a village celebration, hit upon the novel idea of staging a mock murder mystery. In good faith, Ariadne Oliver, the well-known crime writer, agrees to organize their murder hunt. Ariadne is puzzled by the abundance of help she's getting, and her mystery-writer's mind becomes suspicious, so she calls her friend Hercule Poirot for help. What they find is a couple on the brink  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Mystery fiction
Large type books
Detective and mystery fiction
Fiction
Named Person: Hercule Poirot, (Fictitious character); Hercule Poirot, (Fictitious character)
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Agatha Christie
ISBN: 9781611732818 1611732816
OCLC Number: 747947341
Description: 271 p. ; 23 cm.
Series Title: Hercule Poirot mysteries, #32.
Responsibility: Agatha Christie.

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Sir George and Lady Stubbs, the hosts of a village celebration, hit upon the novel idea of staging a mock murder mystery. In good faith, Ariadne Oliver, the well-known crime writer, agrees to organize their murder hunt. Ariadne is puzzled by the abundance of help she's getting, and her mystery-writer's mind becomes suspicious, so she calls her friend Hercule Poirot for help. What they find is a couple on the brink of divorce, a rich Lord and a dizzy Lady, a womanizing architect, and an old woman who is trapped in the horrors of the past. When the girl playing the "dead" body is really murdered, Poirot realizes that someone is playing the game for real, and he intends to find out who it is.

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