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The mysterious affair at Styles

Author: Agatha Christie
Publisher: London : Bodley Head, 1960, ©1920
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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There has been a murder at Styles Court. Detective Poirot comes out of retirement to solve who would want the rich heiress Inglethorp dead, and would have the impudence to poison her. The jagged plot turns keep Poirot--and the reader--guessing as suspicion shifts from one peculiar character to the next. In Agatha Christie's first published work, the reader meets Belgian detective Hercule Poirot, destined to become  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Detective and mystery fiction
Named Person: Hercule Poirot, (Fictitious character); Hercule Poirot, (Fictitious character)
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Agatha Christie
ISBN: 0370006895 9780370006895
OCLC Number: 10253011
Description: 191 pages : illustrations ; 20 cm
Contents: I go to styles --
The 16th and 17th of July --
The night of the tragedy --
Poirot investigates --
"It isn't strychnine, is it?" --
The inquest --
Poirot pays his debts --
Fresh suspicions --
Dr. Bauerstein --
The arrest --
The case for the prosecution --
The last link --
Poirot explains.
Responsibility: Agatha Christie.

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There has been a murder at Styles Court. Detective Poirot comes out of retirement to solve who would want the rich heiress Inglethorp dead, and would have the impudence to poison her. The jagged plot turns keep Poirot--and the reader--guessing as suspicion shifts from one peculiar character to the next. In Agatha Christie's first published work, the reader meets Belgian detective Hercule Poirot, destined to become the central detective of her mystery novels.

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