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The labours of Hercules

Author: Agatha Christie
Publisher: London : HarperCollins, 2008.
Series: Agatha Christie collection., Poirot ; .; An Agatha Christie signature edition.; Hercule Poirot, 26.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : Facsimile editionView all editions and formats
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Hercule Poirot has been responsible for ridding society of some of its most unpleasant monsters. So, in the period before he retires, he makes up his mind to accept just 12 more cases - his self-imposed "labours".
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Genre/Form: Detective and mystery fiction
Detective and mystery stories
Fiction
Named Person: Hercule Poirot, (Fictitious character)
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Agatha Christie
ISBN: 9780007280513 0007280513
OCLC Number: 973529715
Notes: First published in Great Britain by Collins, 1947.
Description: 256 pages ; 20 cm.
Contents: Foreword --
The Nemean lion --
The Lernean hydra --
The Arcadian deer --
The Erymanthian boar --
The Augean stables --
The Stymphalean birds --
The Cretan bull --
The horses of Diomedes --
The girdle of Hyppolita --
The flock of Geryon --
The apples of the Hesperides --
The capture of Cerberus.
Series Title: Agatha Christie collection., Poirot ; .; An Agatha Christie signature edition.; Hercule Poirot, 26.
Responsibility: by Agatha Christie.

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Poirot undertakes to solve twelve final cases, providing they correspond with the labours of his namesake the Greek hero Hercules.  Read more...

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`Twelve little masterpieces of detection. Poirot and Agatha Christie at their inimitable best'Sunday Express `I have often thought that Mrs Christie was not so much the best as the only Read more...

 
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