Cards on the Table (Hercule Poirot, #15)
Mr. Shaitana is famous as a flamboyant party host. Nevertheless, he is a man of whom everybody is a little afraid. So when he boasts to Hercule Poirot that he considers murder an art form, the detective has some reservations about accepting a party invitation to view Shaitana’s “private... show more
Mr. Shaitana is famous as a flamboyant party host. Nevertheless, he is a man of whom everybody is a little afraid. So when he boasts to Hercule Poirot that he considers murder an art form, the detective has some reservations about accepting a party invitation to view Shaitana’s “private collection.” Indeed, what begins as an absorbing evening of bridge is to turn into a more dangerous game altogether.…
Publish date: June 14th 2011
Pages no: 249
Edition language: English
Series: Hercule Poirot (#15)
The is the 15th book featuring Agatha Christie's Hercule Poirot. The plot of Cards on the Table is Poirot investigating what person out of a suspect list of four people killed the host. Poirot comes across Mr. Shaitana after he tells him that he plans on having a dinner party with four sleuths (Poir...
Synopsis Four people are playing bridge, and in the course of the game their host, who has been sitting out, is murdered. Any of the four, given the right circumstances, might have committed the crime, for each of them is known to have committed at any rate one murder and is quite capable of committ...
This was a fun read. With lots and lots of murders. It had a great concept, brilliant writing and Hercule Poirot.
CYKL: "HERCULES POIROT" (TOM 15) Dobra intryga. Mimo, że domyślałam się kto jest mordercą (ponieważ widziałam wcześniej film wystarczającą ilość razy żeby zapamiętać kto zabił) to i tak podczas czytania miałam pod koniec wątpliwości czy dobrze obstawiałam [od początku] mordercę. Właśnie od filmu "...
This is a Poirot mystery, and one I hadn't read before, and one from the "classic" period - 1936. A man who brags to Poirot that he collects people - specifically, people who got away with murder - hosts a dinner party that proves fatal, of four sleuths (Inspector Battle of Scotland Yard, Hercule ...