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The mysterious affair at Styles

Author: Agatha Christie
Publisher: Toronto ; New York : Bantam Books, 1983, ©1920.
Series: Agatha Christie mystery collection.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The heiress of Styles has been murdered, dying in agony from strychnine slipped into her coffee. And there are plenty who would gain from her death: the financially strapped stepson, the gold digging younger husband, and an embarrassed daughter-in-law. Agatha Christie's eccentric and hugely popular detective, Hercule Poirot, was introduced to the world in this book, which launched her career as the most famous and  Read more...
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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: 0553350048 9780553350043 0553350234 9780553350234
OCLC Number: 12195578
Description: 196 pages ; 22 cm.
Series Title: Agatha Christie mystery collection.
Responsibility: Agatha Christie.

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The heiress of Styles has been murdered, dying in agony from strychnine slipped into her coffee. And there are plenty who would gain from her death: the financially strapped stepson, the gold digging younger husband, and an embarrassed daughter-in-law. Agatha Christie's eccentric and hugely popular detective, Hercule Poirot, was introduced to the world in this book, which launched her career as the most famous and best loved of all mystery writers.

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