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The labors of Hercules

Author: Agatha Christie
Publisher: New York : Dell Pub. Co., 1982, ©1975.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Hercule Poirot decided it was fitting to retire while at the height of his career--but before he bows out of public life, he sets himself a challenge modelled on the twelve labors of the mythical Hercules. Poirot carefully selects twelve unusual cases that will challenge him to parallel, equal and perhaps evern surpass the feats of the ancient hero. From a kidnapper of expensive pets, to a deceitful Russian  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Named Person: Hercule Poirot, (Fictitious character); Hercule Poirot, (Fictitious character)
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Agatha Christie
ISBN: 0440146208 9780440146209
OCLC Number: 8596293
Notes: New Dell edition.
Description: 255 pages ; 18 cm
Responsibility: Agatha Christie.

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Hercule Poirot decided it was fitting to retire while at the height of his career--but before he bows out of public life, he sets himself a challenge modelled on the twelve labors of the mythical Hercules. Poirot carefully selects twelve unusual cases that will challenge him to parallel, equal and perhaps evern surpass the feats of the ancient hero. From a kidnapper of expensive pets, to a deceitful Russian countess, to the blackmailer of a powerful Englishman, the Herculean tasks Poirot chooses keep the indefatigable detective far from retirement.

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