Lord Edgware Dies: A Hercule Poirot Mystery

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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.

The stunning actress Jane Wilkinson doesn't ...

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Overview

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.

The stunning actress Jane Wilkinson doesn't hide the fact that she is shopping around for a wealthier husband. So it's no surprise that when her current husband is murdered, she's the prime suspect. There's only one man who can clear her name--the same man she tried to hire once befoe to get rid of her husband: Hercule Poirot. Reissue.

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Editorial Reviews

Donna Leon
“Any mystery writer who wants to learn how to plot should spend a few days reading Agatha Christie. She’ll show you everything you want to know.”
Times Literary Supplement (London)
“The whole case is a triumph of Poirot’s special qualities.”
Times Literary Supplement (London)
“The whole case is a triumph of Poirot’s special qualities.”
Donna Leon
"Any mystery writer who wants to learn how to plot should spend a few days reading Agatha Christie. She’ll show you everything you want to know."
Time Magazines Literary Supplement (London)
"The whole case is a triumph of Poirot’s special qualities."
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780062073891
  • Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
  • Publication date: 8/30/2011
  • Series: Lord Edgware Dies (Hercule Poirot Series)
  • Edition description: Reprint
  • Pages: 288
  • Sales rank: 162,942
  • Product dimensions: 5.31 (w) x 8.00 (h) x 0.64 (d)

Meet the Author

Agatha Christie

Agatha Christie is the most widely published author of all time, outsold only by the Bible and Shakespeare. Her books have sold more than a billion copies in English and another billion in a hundred foreign languages. She died in 1976. Sophie Hannah is the internationally bestselling author of nine psychological thrillers, which have been published in more than 20 countries and adapted for television. Sophie is an Honorary Fellow of Lucy Cavendish College, Cambridge, and as a poet has been shortlisted for the TS Eliot Prize.

Biography

Agatha Christie is the world's best-known mystery writer. Her books have sold over a billion copies in the English language, and another billion in 44 foreign languages. She is the most widely published author of all time in any language, outsold only by the Bible and Shakespeare. Her writing career spanned more than half a century, during which she wrote 79 novels and a short story collection, as well as 14 plays, one of which, The Mousetrap, is the longest running play in history. Two of the characters she created, the brilliant Belgian detective Hercule Poirot and the irrepressible and relentless Miss Marple, went on to become world famous detectives. Both have been widely dramatized in feature films and made-for-TV movies. Agatha Christie died in 1976.

Author biography courtesy of Random House, Inc.

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    1. Also Known As:
      Mary Westmacott (used for her romantic fiction)
    1. Date of Birth:
      September 15, 1890
    2. Place of Birth:
      Torquay, Devon, England
    1. Date of Death:
      January 12, 1976

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  • Posted March 1, 2011

    great book

    awesome great mix of twists and turns and mysteries yet to be solved ? always remember agatha christie and all her chief mysteries!?

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    Great detective story!

    Another wonderful Agatha Christie detectve story. Nobody else can compare to her in writing abilities! I've read her stories many times, and I still couldn't figure out the ending until it was finally revealed!

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