Sad Cypress (Hercule Poirot Series)

Sad Cypress (Hercule Poirot Series)

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by Agatha Christie
     
 

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She has everything a girl can want: beauty, brains, money, and then man she loves. But Elinor Carisle also has a murder indictment and her own criminal trial. She stands accused of ingeniously poisioning her rival, Mary Gerrard. It seems Elinor had means, motive, and opportunity. As verdict of guilty seems a foregone conclusion, she turns to Hercule Poirot for…  See more details below

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She has everything a girl can want: beauty, brains, money, and then man she loves. But Elinor Carisle also has a murder indictment and her own criminal trial. She stands accused of ingeniously poisioning her rival, Mary Gerrard. It seems Elinor had means, motive, and opportunity. As verdict of guilty seems a foregone conclusion, she turns to Hercule Poirot for assistance. Poirot is the only one who assumes she is innocent until truely proven guilty. Only he stands between Elinor and the gallows.

Editorial Reviews

Times Literary Supplement
The clues are placed with impeccable fairness, and the solution will cause many readers to kick themselves.
Elizabeth George
“What Agatha Christie taught me was all about the delicate placement of the red herring. She was the ultimate genius behind ‘by indirections shall we find directions out.’”
Daily Mail (London)
“Poirot solves another exciting case.”

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781609983888
Publisher:
Blackstone Audio, Inc.
Publication date:
03/13/2012
Series:
Hercule Poirot Series
Edition description:
Unabridged
Product dimensions:
5.10(w) x 5.90(h) x 1.20(d)

What People are saying about this

Elizabeth George
“What Agatha Christie taught me was all about the delicate placement of the red herring. She was the ultimate genius behind ‘by indirections shall we find directions out.’”
Robert Barnard
Elegiac, emotionally involving and the ingenuity and superb cluing put Sad Cypress among the very best of Christie's classic titles.

Meet the Author

Agatha Christie was born in Torquay in 1890 and became the bestselling novelist in history. She wrote 79 crime mysteries and collections, and saw her work translated into more languages than Shakespeare.

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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