Third Girl: A Hercule Poirot Mystery

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Three young women share a London flat. The first is a coolly efficient secretary. The second is an artist. The third interrupts Hercule Poirot’s breakfast confessing that she is a murderer—and then promptly disappears.

Slowly, Poirot learns of the rumors surrounding the mysterious third girl, her family, and her disappearance. Yet hard evidence is needed before the great detective can pronounce her guilty, innocent, or insane.…

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Overview

Three young women share a London flat. The first is a coolly efficient secretary. The second is an artist. The third interrupts Hercule Poirot’s breakfast confessing that she is a murderer—and then promptly disappears.

Slowly, Poirot learns of the rumors surrounding the mysterious third girl, her family, and her disappearance. Yet hard evidence is needed before the great detective can pronounce her guilty, innocent, or insane.…

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Editorial Reviews

Kate Mosse
“Agatha Christie was a revolutionary writer; one of the first to make the detective story accessible, with clean, easy prose.”
New York Times
“A beautifully set trap.”
Sunday Telegraph (London)
“First class Christie.”
New York Times
"A beautifully set trap."
Sunday Telegraph (London)
"First class Christie."
Kate Mosse
"Agatha Christie was a revolutionary writer; one of the first to make the detective story accessible, with clean, easy prose."
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780062073761
  • Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
  • Publication date: 6/14/2011
  • Series: Hercule Poirot Series
  • Edition description: Reissue
  • Pages: 288
  • Sales rank: 266,353
  • Product dimensions: 7.82 (w) x 5.42 (h) x 0.70 (d)

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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.

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 April 26, 2013

    Third girl is a treat!

    Agatha does it again, a unique and interesting story. The characters are interesting and the plot is great. Hercule Poirot at his best in a modern whodunit. Great for everyone and book clubs too. Read and enjoy!

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