Lord Edgware Dies: A Hercule Poirot Mystery

Lord Edgware Dies: A Hercule Poirot Mystery

by Agatha Christie
     
 

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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

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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.

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.”
Time Magazines Literary Supplement (London)
"The whole case is a triumph of Poirot’s special qualities."

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780062073891
Publisher:
HarperCollins Publishers
Publication date:
08/30/2011
Series:
Lord Edgware Dies (Hercule Poirot Series)
Edition description:
Reprint
Pages:
288
Sales rank:
131,168
Product dimensions:
5.31(w) x 8.00(h) x 0.64(d)

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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.”

Meet the Author

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.

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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