The Mystery of the Spanish Chest [NOOK Book]

Overview

Major Hastings and Hercule Poirot are not interested in the mystery of the Spanish Chest, which has been reported in the papers so often that it seems to be an entirely closed case. But, when Hastings persuades Poirot to attend a fabulous party given by Lady Chatterton, they discover someone sequestered upstairs who is desperate for their help. Will the contents of a dead man’s pockets reveal to the inscrutable eye of Hercule Poirot who the culprit is?

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The Mystery of the Spanish Chest

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Overview

Major Hastings and Hercule Poirot are not interested in the mystery of the Spanish Chest, which has been reported in the papers so often that it seems to be an entirely closed case. But, when Hastings persuades Poirot to attend a fabulous party given by Lady Chatterton, they discover someone sequestered upstairs who is desperate for their help. Will the contents of a dead man’s pockets reveal to the inscrutable eye of Hercule Poirot who the culprit is?

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780062129628
  • Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
  • Publication date: 9/27/2011
  • Series: Short Story e-book
  • Sold by: HARPERCOLLINS
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 100
  • Sales rank: 106,759
  • File size: 3 MB

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.

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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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  • Anonymous

    Posted June 23, 2012

    Shorty indeed

    Regardless of the short length of the book, Agatha Christies are always good

    2 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted June 15, 2013

    Not a book!

    I wish the people who manage The Nook would list the page length of the books for sale. The Spanish Chest was a nice read, but I wanted something longer and would not have paid a dollar for a short story .

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted August 11, 2012

    Highly recommended

    Love these short stories. Couldn't figure out the killer until the end.

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted January 27, 2013

    Good read.

    This is a good read but it ended abruptly. Not sure if I was missing pages or not. Still it was a good read.

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