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After the Funeral - Agatha Christie
After the Funeral
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When Cora Lansquenet is savagely murdered with a hatchet, the extraordinary remark she made the previous day at her brother Richard’s funeral suddenly takes on a chilling significance. At the reading of Richard’s will, Cora was clearly heard to say, “It’s been hushed up very nicely, hasn’t it.…... show more
When Cora Lansquenet is savagely murdered with a hatchet, the extraordinary remark she made the previous day at her brother Richard’s funeral suddenly takes on a chilling significance. At the reading of Richard’s will, Cora was clearly heard to say, “It’s been hushed up very nicely, hasn’t it.… But he was murdered, wasn’t he?” In desperation, the family solicitor turns to Hercule Poirot to unravel the mystery.…
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9780062073822 (0062073826)
ASIN: 62073826
Publisher: William Morrow Paperbacks
Pages no: 286
Edition language: English
Series: Hercule Poirot (#29)
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Portable Monsters
Portable Monsters rated it
4.0 After the Funeral ★★★★☆
This is the third Agatha Christie novel I’ve read, and I’ve definitely passed the threshold from wary curiosity to fandom. The first two (And Then There Were None; Orient Express) were so famous that even a detective mystery averse reader like me knew of them, but I’d never heard of this one. It was...
Reading Slothfully
Reading Slothfully rated it
3.0 After the Funeral
Another Poirot I had to read because of my spouse's addiction to re-reading the books after we've seen videos of same. In this one, a rich old man, Richard Abernethie, dies and leaves a large fortune. The family gathers for the reading of the will, and one of them, Cora Lansquenet, blurts out someth...
BrokenTune
BrokenTune rated it
3.5 After the Funeral
Should murder make sense? Mr Entwhistle wondered. Academically the answer was yes. But many pointless crimes were on record. It depended, Mr Entwhistle reflected, on the mentality of the murderer. This was my first time reading After the Funeral, but, of course, it is the story that is loosely used...
Lalilienthal
Lalilienthal rated it
5.0 Classic
Hercule Poirot, my favorite! No words need
Obsidian Blue
Obsidian Blue rated it
1.0 After the Funeral
Only read this book if you want to read all of the Poirot books. Otherwise skip it. Seriously.Some of the most despicable characters and an ending that had to be the dumbest one yet for a Christie novel.Once again we have very little Poirot to start with. This book starts at the reading of the will ...
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