Poirot s Early Cases Poirot

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ISBN: 9780007422722
Release Date: 2010-10-14
Number of pages: 256
Author: Agatha Christie
Publisher: HarperCollins UK

Download and read online Poirot s Early Cases Poirot in PDF and EPUB In this set of short stories Captain Hastings recounts 18 of Poirot’s early cases from the days before he was famous...


Poirot s Early Cases

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ISBN: 000231312X
Release Date: 1974
Number of pages: 253
Author: Agatha Christie
Publisher: HarperCollins

Download and read online Poirot s Early Cases in PDF and EPUB Captain Hastings recounts 18 of Poirot's early cases from the days before he was famous! Hercule Poirot delighted in telling people that he was probably the best detective in the world. So turning back the clock to trace eighteen of the cases which helped establish his professional reputation was always going to be a fascinating experience. With his career still in its formative years, the panache with which Hercule Poirot could solve even the most puzzling mystery is obvious. Chronicled by his friend Captain Hastings, these eighteen early cases - from theft and robbery to kidnapping and murder - were all guaranteed to test Poirot's soon-to-be-famous 'little grey cells' to their absolute limit.


Hercule Poirot s Early Cases

Filename: hercule-poirot-s-early-cases.pdf
ISBN: 0396070213
Release Date: 1974-01-01
Number of pages: 250
Author: Agatha Christie
Publisher: Dodd Mead

Download and read online Hercule Poirot s Early Cases in PDF and EPUB Eighteen short stories provide a journey into adventure, crime, and the world of the shrewd Belgian detective, Poirot.


The Mysterious Affair at Styles

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Release Date: 2015-10-14
Number of pages: 218
Author: Agatha Christie
Publisher: 谷月社

Download and read online The Mysterious Affair at Styles in PDF and EPUB The Mysterious Affair at Styles is a detective novel by Agatha Christie. Styles was Christie's first published novel. It introduced Hercule Poirot, Inspector (later, Chief Inspector) Japp, and Arthur Hastings. Poirot, a Belgian refugee of the Great War, is settling in England near the home of Emily Inglethorp, who helped him to his new life. His friend Hastings arrives as a guest at her home. When the woman is killed, Poirot uses his detective skills to solve the mystery. This is also the setting of Curtain, Poirot's last case. The book includes maps of the house, the murder scene, and a drawing of a fragment of a will. The true first publication of the novel was as a weekly serial in the The Times, including the maps of the house and other illustrations included in the book. This novel was one of the first ten books published by Penguin Books when it began in 1935. This first mystery novel by Agatha Christie was well received by reviewers. An analysis in 1990 was positive about the plot, considered the novel one of the few by Christie that is well-anchored in time and place, a story that knows it describes the end of an era, and mentions that the plot is clever. Christie had not mastered cleverness in her first novel, as "too many clues tend to cancel each other out"; this was judged a difficulty "which Conan Doyle never satisfactorily overcame, but which Christie would."


Hercule Poirot Short Story Collections

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ISBN: 115520509X
Release Date: 2011-09-04
Number of pages: 124
Author: Books, LLC
Publisher: Books LLC, Wiki Series

Download and read online Hercule Poirot Short Story Collections in PDF and EPUB Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Pages: 36. Chapters: Poirot's Early Cases, The Labours of Hercules, Poirot Investigates, The Adventure of the Christmas Pudding, Murder in the Mews, The Regatta Mystery, Three Blind Mice and Other Stories, While the Light Lasts and Other Stories, Double Sin and Other Stories, The Under Dog and Other Stories, The Witness for the Prosecution and Other Stories, The Harlequin Tea Set. Excerpt: Poirot's Early Cases is a short story collection written by Agatha Christie and first published in the UK by Collins Crime Club in September 1974. The book retailed at 2.25. Although the stories contained within the volume had all appeared in previous US collections, the book also appeared there later in 1974 under the slightly different title of Hercule Poirot's Early Cases in an edition retailing at $6.95. In the collection, Christie charts some of the cases from Hercule Poirot's early career, before he was internationally renowned as a detective. All the stories had first been published in periodicals between 1923 and 1935. Chief Inspector Japp asks Poirot to assist Scotland Yard in the strange events which took place at a recent costumed Victory Ball. A group of six people, headed by the young Viscount Cronshaw, attended dressed in the costume of the Commedia dell'arte. Lord Cronshaw was Harlequin, his uncle, the honourable Eustace Beltane, was Punchinello and Mrs. Mallaby, an American widow, was Punchinella. In the roles of Pierrot and Pierette were Mr. and Mrs. Christopher Davidson (he being a stage actor) and finally, Miss 'Coco' Courtenay, an actress who was rumoured to be engaged to Lord Cronshaw, was Columbine. The night went badly from the start when it was obvious to the party that Cronshaw and Miss Courtenay were not on speaking terms. The latter was crying and asked Chris Davidson to take her home to her flat in Chelsea. When they had g...


The Adventure of the Clapham Cook

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ISBN: 9780062298232
Release Date: 2013-07-16
Number of pages: 100
Author: Agatha Christie
Publisher: Harper Collins

Download and read online The Adventure of the Clapham Cook in PDF and EPUB Previously published in the print anthology Poirot's Early Cases. A chef and a bank employee go missing on the same day, leading Hercule Poirot to believe a sinister plot is cooking.


Hercule Poirot s casebook

Filename: hercule-poirot-s-casebook.pdf
ISBN: 0396084176
Release Date: 1984-10-01
Number of pages: 860
Author: Agatha Christie
Publisher: Putnam Adult

Download and read online Hercule Poirot s casebook in PDF and EPUB This anthology brings together the complete collection of fifty stories Christie wrote about the dapper detective with the egg-shaped head and the huge black mustache


Peril at End House Poirot

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ISBN: 9780007422692
Release Date: 2010-10-14
Number of pages: 288
Author: Agatha Christie
Publisher: HarperCollins UK

Download and read online Peril at End House Poirot in PDF and EPUB Agatha Christie’s ingenious murder mystery, reissued with a striking cover designed to appeal to the latest generation of Agatha Christie fans and book lovers.


Curtain Poirot s Last Case Poirot

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ISBN: 9780007422241
Release Date: 2010-10-14
Number of pages: 224
Author: Agatha Christie
Publisher: HarperCollins UK

Download and read online Curtain Poirot s Last Case Poirot in PDF and EPUB A wheelchair-bound Poirot returns to Styles, the venue of his first investigation, where he knows another murder is going to take place...


Poirot Investigates Poirot

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ISBN: 9780007422715
Release Date: 2010-10-14
Number of pages: 272
Author: Agatha Christie
Publisher: HarperCollins UK

Download and read online Poirot Investigates Poirot in PDF and EPUB The very first collection of superb short stories featuring Hercule Poirot and Captain Hastings...


The Murder on the Links Poirot

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ISBN: 9780007422562
Release Date: 2010-10-14
Number of pages: 320
Author: Agatha Christie
Publisher: HarperCollins UK

Download and read online The Murder on the Links Poirot in PDF and EPUB On a French golf course, a millionaire is found stabbed in the back...


Analysis of Agatha Christie s Curtain Poirot s Last Case

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ISBN: 9783656878803
Release Date: 2015-01-19
Number of pages: 17
Author: Christin Maier
Publisher: GRIN Verlag

Download and read online Analysis of Agatha Christie s Curtain Poirot s Last Case in PDF and EPUB Seminar paper from the year 2009 in the subject English Language and Literature Studies - Literature, grade: 2.0, University of Vechta (IKG), course: English and American Detective Fiction of the Nineteenth and Twentieth Centuries, language: English, abstract: Agatha Christie’s novel "Curtain: Poirot`s Last Case" was written in the early 1940s. It is her last Poirot novel. The author intended to publish the novel posthumously. Therefore, the manuscript was kept in a safe for over thirty years. "Curtain: Poirot's Last Case" was finally published in 1975 since Agatha Christie “changed her mind and allowed the publication before her death, which followed only about three months later”. Christie lived from 1890-1976. She was born in Torquay, Devon, and died in Wallingford, Oxfordshire. Agatha Christie is regarded as the Queen of Crime all over the world. She has written 80 crime novels which include short story collections, 19 plays and six additional novels which were published under the pseudonym Mary Westmacott. “Her books have sold over a billion copies in English with another billion in 100 foreign countries. She is the most widely published author of all and in any language, outsold only by the Bible and Shakespeare.” Agatha Christie’s novels are often related to the Golden Age of Detective Fiction, which is mostly dated between the two World Wars. One of the characteristics of the Golden Age of Detective Fiction is that the so far dominated short form of detective stories has been replaced by the long form of detective stories. Additionally, the majority of the novels, which were written during this period, are so-called “Whodunnits” where the reader does not know who the villain is, until the ending of the story. Curtain was written during the Second World War and does not only show characteristics of the Golden Age of Detective Fiction but also shows modern traits of crime fiction since the detective “fails to protect his society from criminal contagion or from the dangers of the criminal voice” as seen later in this assignment.


The Mystery of the Blue Train

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ISBN: 9780061750090
Release Date: 2005-07-05
Number of pages: 320
Author: Agatha Christie
Publisher: Harper Collins

Download and read online The Mystery of the Blue Train in PDF and EPUB When the luxurious Blue Train arrives at Nice, a guard attempts to wake serene Ruth Kettering from her slumbers. But she will never wake again -- for a heavy blow has killed her, disfiguring her features almost recognition. What is more, her precious rubies are missing. The prime suspect is Ruth's estranged husband, Derek. Yet Poirot is not convinced, so he stages and eerie re-enactment of the journey, complete with the murderer on board.


Christmas Adventure A Hercule Poirot Short Story

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ISBN: 9780007560134
Release Date: 2014-06-19
Number of pages: 40
Author: Agatha Christie
Publisher: Harper Collins

Download and read online Christmas Adventure A Hercule Poirot Short Story in PDF and EPUB A classic Agatha Christie short story, available individually for the first time as an ebook.


The Affair at the Victory Ball

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ISBN: 9780062298195
Release Date: 2013-07-09
Number of pages: 100
Author: Agatha Christie
Publisher: Harper Collins

Download and read online The Affair at the Victory Ball in PDF and EPUB Previously published in the print anthology Poirot's Early Cases. A young lord is murdered at a masked ball, and his fiancée dies of a cocaine overdose. Can Poirot find out who the killer is?