Poirot had been present when Jane bragged of her plan to 'get rid' of her estranged husband. Now he is dead and Jane had a cast-iron alibi, she was dining with friends at the time and after all he had granted her a divorce, so what motive did she have?
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When Lord Edgware is found murdered thepolice are baffled. His estranged actress wife wasseen visiting him just before his death andHercule Poirot himself heard her brag of herplan to “get rid” of him.
But how could she have stabbed Lord Edgware in his library at exactly the same time she was seen dining with friends? It’s a case that almost proves to be too much for the great Poirot.About the Author:
Agatha Christie was born in Torquay in 1890 and became, quite simply, the best-selling novelist in history. Her first novel, The Mysterious Affair at Styles, written towards the end of the First World War, introduced us to Hercule Poirot, who was to become the most popular detective in crime fiction since Sherlock Holmes. She is known throughout the world as the Queen of Crime. Her books have sold over a billion copies in the English language and another billion in over 100 foreign languages. She is the author of 80 crime novels and short story collections, 19 plays, and six novels under the name of Mary Westmacott.
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Book Description Collins Crime, 1998. Hardcover. Book Condition: Used; Good. Bookseller Inventory # 2052073
Book Description Collins, London, 1973. Hardcover. Book Condition: Fair. Dust Jacket Condition: Fair. Kenneth Farnhill (illustrator). Reprint. The book is a bit shabby.It is solid,but has a pocket,a little watering to the pocket page,general wear especially to the bottom of the boards.The DJ is price clipped,has damage to the top and bottom of the spine.Greenway edition #9. No. Bookseller Inventory # 8188
Book Description Collins Crime, London, 1973. Hardcover. Book Condition: Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Good. Reprint Edition. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. COLLINS CRIME CLUB SERIES, GREENWAY EDITION # 9. Good blue hardcover. Good green color pictorial DJ. Some wear and tear, soiling, hinges reinforced with white tape, usual ex-library markings, mylar cover taped to endpapers. (1973), (1969), 8vo, , 7-256pp. "Poirot had been present when Jane bragged of her plan to 'get rid' of her estranged husband. Now he is dead and Jane had a cast-iron alibi, she was dining with friends at the time and after all he had granted her a divorce, so what motive did she have?" oclc. Bookseller Inventory # 028715
Book Description Collins Crime Club reprint VG/VG edgewear protective covered 255pp 8 x 5 5 405g Ex-Libris, 1969. Hercule Poirot investigates the mysterious death of Lord Edgware, less than 24 hours after his wife speaks of the desirability of geting rid of her husband ask he refuses to grant her a divorce and she wants to marry the Duke of Merton . This is an ex library book and has all the usual stamps etc. Bookseller Inventory # 7496