The Mysterious Affair at Styles: A Hercule Poirot Mystery (Warbler Classics)

The Mysterious Affair at Styles: A Hercule Poirot Mystery (Warbler Classics)

by Agatha Christie

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Overview

One morning at Styles Court, an Essex country manor, the elderly owner is found dead of strychnine poisoning. Arthur Hastings, a soldier staying there on sick leave from the Western Front, ventures out to the nearby village of Styles St. Mary to ask help from his friend Hercule Poirot, an eccentric Belgian inspector. Thus, in this classic whodunit, one of the most famous characters in detective fiction makes his debut on the world stage. With a half dozen suspects who all harbor secrets, it takes all of Poirot’s prodigious sleuthing skills to untangle the mystery—but not before the inquiry undergoes scores of spellbinding twists and surprises. Contains the original illustrations and a detailed biography.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781734452594
Publisher: Warbler Press
Publication date: 01/25/2020
Pages: 186
Sales rank: 1,087,706
Product dimensions: 5.25(w) x 8.00(h) x 0.43(d)

About the Author

Agatha Christie is the world's best selling mystery writer. After several rejections, The Mysterious Affair at Styles was published to instant acclaim, launching what became the unparalleled career of "The Queen of Mystery." Over the course of more than half a century she wrote eighty crime novels and short story collections, nineteen plays, and several poetry collections. Her books have sold more than a billion copies in the English language and another billion in a hundred other languages. Agatha Christie died in 1976.

Date of Birth:

September 15, 1890

Date of Death:

January 12, 1976

Place of Birth:

Torquay, Devon, England

Education:

Home schooling

Table of Contents

Chapter I. I Go to Styles

Chapter II. The 16th and 17th of July

Chapter III. The Night of the Tragedy

Chapter IV. Poirot Investigates

Chapter V. “It Isn’t Strychnine, Is It?”

Chapter VI. The Inquest

Chapter VII. Poirot Pays His Debts

Chapter VIII. Fresh Suspicions

Chapter IX. Dr. Bauerstein

Chapter X. The Arrest

Chapter XI. The Case for the Prosecution

Chapter XII. The Last Link

Chapter XIII. Poirot Explains

About the Author

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