Cards on the Table (Hercule Poirot Series)

Cards on the Table (Hercule Poirot Series)

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by Agatha Christie
     
 

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It was the match-up of the century: four sleuths - Superintendent Battle of Scotland Yard; Mrs. Ariadne Oliver, famed writer of detective stories; Colonel Race of His Majesty's Secret Service; and the incomparable Hercule Poirot - invited to play bridge with four specially invited guests, each of whom has gotten away with murder! For the host, the mysterious Mr.… See more details below

Overview

It was the match-up of the century: four sleuths - Superintendent Battle of Scotland Yard; Mrs. Ariadne Oliver, famed writer of detective stories; Colonel Race of His Majesty's Secret Service; and the incomparable Hercule Poirot - invited to play bridge with four specially invited guests, each of whom has gotten away with murder! For the host, the mysterious Mr. Shaitana, it was to be a clever entertainment. But before the first rubber was completed, the host himself was dead...

Editorial Reviews

New York Herald Tribune
There's nobody quite like Agatha Christie when she puts her mind to it, and that's what she's done [here].
Spectator
The best Agatha Christie has ever devised.
Daily Mail (London)
"The finest murder story of her career….Mrs. Christie has never been more ingenious."
William Dietrich
"When you think it’s Colonel Mustard in the basement with the crescent wrench, you owe the fun to Dame Christie."

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780425125779
Publisher:
Penguin Publishing Group
Publication date:
01/05/1984
Series:
Hercule Poirot Series
Product dimensions:
7.00(w) x 5.00(h) x 1.00(d)

Meet the Author

Agatha Christie is the most widely published author of all time and in any language, outsold only by the Bible and Shakespeare. Her books have sold over a billion copies in English and another billion in one hundred foreign countries. She is the author of eighty novels and short-story collections, nineteen plays, and six novels under the name Mary Westmacott. She died in 1976.

Brief Biography

Date of Birth:
September 15, 1890
Date of Death:
January 12, 1976
Place of Birth:
Torquay, Devon, England
Education:
Home schooling
Website:
http://www.agathachristie.com

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