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Hercule Poirot's Christmas

Author: Agatha Christie
Publisher: New York : HarperPaperbacks, [1992], ©1939.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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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, his throat 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 hate the old man.
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Mystery fiction
Named Person: Hercule Poirot, (Fictitious character); Hercule Poirot, (Fictitious character)
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Agatha Christie
ISBN: 0061003735 9780061003738
OCLC Number: 27032781
Notes: Originally published as: Murder for Christmas and A holiday for murder.
Description: 243 pages ; 18 cm
Other Titles: Murder for Christmas
Responsibility: Agatha Christie.

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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, his throat 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 hate the old man.

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