Sir Gervase Chevenix-Gore suspects he is the victim of fraud, and contacts Hercule Poirot. The host's failure to answer the dinner gong leads to the discovery of his body in the study. A gun, a shattered mirror - the inference is suicide until Poirot begins his investigation.
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Dame Agatha Christie is the world’s best-known mystery writer. Her books have sold over two billion copies worldwide and have been translated into 44 foreign languages.
During a writing career that spanned more than half a century, she created two of the world’s most famous detectives. Hercule Poirot and Miss Jane Marple. The author of 79 novels and short story collections, she was also an accomplished playwright--one of her 14 plays, The Mousetrap, is the longest-running play in history. She published six romantic novels under the pseudonym Mary Westmacott and wrote four non-fiction books, including an autobiography. Several of her books, including Murder on the Orient Express and Death on the Nile, were made into hugely successful films. She died in 1976.About the Author:
Agatha Christie was born in Torquay in 1890 and became the best-selling novelist in history. Her first novel, The Mysterious Affair at Styles, introduced us to Hercule Poirot, the most popular detective since Sherlock Holmes. She is known throughout the world as the Queen of Crime and her works have sold over two billion copies -- 80 crime books, 19 plays, and six novels under the name of Mary Westmacott.
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Book Description HarperCollins Audio, 2000. Audio Book(CD). Book Condition: New. New item. Bookseller Inventory # QX-000-23-7904007