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Moffatt, John 1922-2012

Overview
Works: 143 works in 266 publications in 1 language and 4,720 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Drama  Detective and mystery stories  Audio adaptations  Poetry  Radio plays  Historical fiction  History  Bildungsromans  Autobiographical fiction 
Roles: Narrator, Performer, Actor
Classifications: PR6005.H66, 823.912
Publication Timeline
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Publications about John Moffatt
Publications by John Moffatt
Publications by John Moffatt, published posthumously.
Most widely held works by John Moffatt
Hallowe'en party by Agatha Christie( Sound Recording )
14 editions published between 1999 and 2010 in English and held by 508 libraries worldwide
When a young girl boasts that she once winessed a murder, no one believes her. The girl later is found dead and Poirot must discover whether there is one murder to solve or a double murder
Elephants can remember by Agatha Christie( Sound Recording )
12 editions published between 1972 and 2010 in English and held by 507 libraries worldwide
Celia asks mystery writer Ariadne Oliver to find out how her parents really died. To do this she must track down the people who remember them, but it will take Ariadne's friend Hercule Poirot to find clues in their memories before it is too late
The mystery of the blue train by Agatha Christie( Sound Recording )
9 editions published between 2001 and 2008 in English and held by 417 libraries worldwide
When Miss Katherine Grey unexpectedly inherits a small fortune, she books the famous Blue Train for a trip to the French Riviera. Her new milieu includes millionaire Ruth Kettering, Ruth's estranged husband, a French mistress, and an inquisitive foreign man with an egg-shaped head and waxed moustache. But Nice is not so nice, for on arrival the gendarmerie asks Miss Grey to ID the strangled body of one of the pampered passengers--and for the great Hercule Poirot's help in solving the crime
Death on the Nile by Agatha Christie( Sound Recording )
3 editions published between 1997 and 2010 in English and held by 212 libraries worldwide
Aboard a Nile steamer, Hercule Poirot meets Linnet Doyle, a woman who appears to have everything: youth, beauty, wealth, and a loving husband. But the husband was stolen from her friend Jacqueline de Bellefort, who has been haunting the newlyweds path, showing up to wreak havoc in their plans. They have secretly booked passage on the steamer to escape, but still, tragedy strikes: Linnet is shot through the head. As the complications multiply, Poirot and his little grey cells are faced with nothing but airtight alibis
The adventure of the Christmas pudding by Agatha Christie( Sound Recording )
4 editions published between 2006 and 2010 in English and held by 187 libraries worldwide
Hercule Poirot reluctantly enjoys a traditional English Christmas in order to recover a priceless ruby stolen from a young Indian Prince. The ruby turns up first in the Christmas pudding and then again in the hand of a young girl whose body if found lying in the snow
Dead man's folly by Agatha Christie( Sound Recording )
5 editions published between 2007 and 2011 in English and held by 157 libraries worldwide
Ariadne Oliver, Queen of Crime Fiction, has been asked to devise a "Murder Hunt" for a f̊te at Nasse House, the home of Sir George Stubbs. But she begins to suspect that someone is manipulating the scenario of her game and fears that something very sinister is being planned. She sends for her old friend Hercule Poirot. At first he is not inclined to take her very seriously but soon a series of events propels him to change his mind
Canterbury tales by Geoffrey Chaucer( Sound Recording )
3 editions published between 2002 and 2009 in English and held by 140 libraries worldwide
The stories vary considerably from the uproarious Wife of Bath's Tale, promoting the power of women to the sober account of patient Griselda in the Clerk's Tale
Great narrative poems of the romantic age by Samuel Taylor Coleridge( Sound Recording )
10 editions published between 1996 and 2010 in English and held by 125 libraries worldwide
"Narrative poems in the English language, dating from ... the 19th century. All tell powerful stories of human passion and endeavour, often reflected in vivid evocations of the medieval world."--Container
David Copperfield by Charles Dickens( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 1994 in English and held by 115 libraries worldwide
Persecuted by his wrathful stepfather, Mr. Murdstone; deceived by his boyhood idol, the callous, charming Steerforth; driven into moral combat with the sniveling clerk Uriah Heep, and hurled, pell-mell, into a blizzard of infatuation with the adorably dim-witted Dora--He survives it all with inimitable style
BBC Radio presents Sad cypress by Michael Bakewell( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 1993 in English and held by 108 libraries worldwide
Hercule Poirot investigates when Aunt Laura turns up dead and a beautiful young woman also dies
The murder on the links a Hercule Poirot mystery by Agatha Christie( Sound Recording )
3 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 93 libraries worldwide
When Poirot arrives in France he finds that his client, a South American millionaire, has been stabbed to death and his body flung into a grave on a golf course
The ABC murders by Agatha Christie( Sound Recording )
4 editions published between 2008 and 2014 in English and held by 89 libraries worldwide
Alice Ascher is murdered at Andover. Betty Barnard is strangled at Bexhill-on-Sea. Each time, an ABC railway guide is found by the dead bodies and, each time, Poirot is warned in advance by a letter from someone signed "ABC". But who is ABC? And can Poirot find out in time to prevent the death of C?
The Sittaford mystery by Agatha Christie( Sound Recording )
2 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 87 libraries worldwide
A seance, started as a lark, turns deadly serious when the rocking table reveals that Captain Trevelyan is dead
Agatha Christie's Poirot by Agatha Christie( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 1989 in English and held by 82 libraries worldwide
Two gripping murder dramatisations from the Queen of crime
Tristram Shandy by Laurence Sterne( Sound Recording )
9 editions published between 1997 and 2009 in English and held by 78 libraries worldwide
An ironic masterpiece, a work of extraordinary originality, wit, and learning. The bawdy humour was popular with London society, and it has come to be seen as one of the greatest comic novels in English
Death in the clouds by Agatha Christie( Sound Recording )
3 editions published between 2004 and 2011 in English and held by 76 libraries worldwide
Hercule Poirot wordt aan boord van een lijnvliegtuig van Parijs naar Croydon geconfronteerd met een mysterieus sterfgeval dat nader onderzoek vereist
Dumb witness by Agatha Christie( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 74 libraries worldwide
As Hercule Poirot sifts through his post one particular morning, he alights upon a letter from an elderly and (as it transpires) exceedingly rich spinster--Miss Emily Arundell. She is clearly in great distress and seeking his help, but doesn't say why. Her only specific mention is "the incident of the dog's ball." However, what intrigues Poirot is the date of the communication--it was written two months ago. He persuades Captain Hastings that they must visit the lady with all haste. On arrival, they discover that she has died, apparently of natural causes. But Bob, Miss Arundell's devoted wire-haired terrier, knows better. And so, soon, does Poirot
The murder of Roger Ackroyd by Agatha Christie( Sound Recording )
3 editions published between 2005 and 2008 in English and held by 74 libraries worldwide
Village rumor hints that Mrs. Ferrars poisoned her husband, but no one is sure. When the killer strikes again, master sleuth Hercule Poirot takes over the investigation
Oedipus the king by Sophocles( Sound Recording )
2 editions published between 1999 and 2009 in English and held by 69 libraries worldwide
The anguished tale of a man fated to kill his father and marry his mother retains its power to shock and move beyond any Freudian reference
Cards on the table by Agatha Christie( Sound Recording )
2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 68 libraries worldwide
Door aan de hand van hun bridgespel de karaktereigenschappen van de spelers te bestuderen weet Poirot een raadselachtige moord op te lossen
 
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Alternative Names
Moffatt, Albert John 1922-...
Moffatt, Albert John 1922-2012
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English (92)
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