Publish date: June 1st 2006
Edition language: English
, European Literature
, British Literature
, Mystery Thriller
, Murder Mystery
Series: Hercule Poirot (#36)
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It's been a very long time since I last read a Hercule Poirot murder-mystery, and I had to reacquaint myself to the way my favorite Christie sleuth thinks and operates. This was a library book club selection for October, and an apt one. This one deals with... well, (figurative) skeletons in the clos...
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