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Hercule Poirot's Christmas - Agatha Christie
Hercule Poirot's Christmas
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Agatha Christie's seasonal mystery thriller, reissued with a striking new cover designed to appeal to the latest generation of Agatha Christie fans and book lovers. It is Christmas Eve. The Lee family reunion is shattered by a deafening crash of furniture, followed by a high-pitched wailing... show more
Agatha Christie's seasonal mystery thriller, reissued with a striking new cover designed to appeal to the latest generation of Agatha Christie fans and book lovers. It is Christmas Eve. The Lee family reunion is shattered by a deafening crash of furniture, followed by a high-pitched wailing scream. Upstairs, the tyrannical Simeon Lee lies dead in a pool of blood, his throat slashed. But when Hercule Poirot, who is staying in the village with a friend for Christmas, offers to assist, he finds an atmosphere not of mourning but of mutual suspicion. It seems everyone had their own reason to hate the old man!
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9780007120697 (0007120699)
Publisher: HarperCollins
Pages no: 335
Edition language: English
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Wanda's Book Reviews
Wanda's Book Reviews rated it
4.0 Hercule Poirot's Christmas / Agatha Christie
Motives for Murder: A fortune in uncut diamonds, hidden by an eccentric old man - A woman's love, too freely given - A business empire built on ruthlessness. Each of them may have been a motive for the brutal slaying of wealthy old Simeon Lee. Coupled with Lee's family, each member of which hated hi...
Mike Finn - Audiobook Addict
Mike Finn - Audiobook Addict rated it
3.5 "Hercule Poirot's Christmas - Hercule Poirot #20" by Agatha Christie
I picked "Hercule Poirot's Christmas" as part of a read-my-way-into-the-Christmas-spirit effort but this book is definitely not a cosy Christmas read. It was though, thoroughly entertaining, at least up until the denouement which was clumsily presented, incredibly contrived and more than a little di...
The Bent Bookworm
The Bent Bookworm rated it
4.0 Hercule Poirot's Christmas (Hercule Poirot, #20)
~*Full review on The Bent Bookworm!*~All the Hercule Poirot novels can, in my opinion, be read as standalones. That said, this is considered (at least by GoodReads) to be the 20th Hercule Poirot novel. As such it definitely will appeal MORE to those who have already become attached to the little Bel...
Themis-Athena's Garden of Books
Themis-Athena's Garden of Books rated it
4.5 Christmas in Shropshire
Another indelible part of my annual Christmas routine, both in print and by way of its screen adaptation starring David Suchet. Here's my review of the latter: ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ It is supposed to be a quiet holiday, Hercule Poirot's Christmas, with a simple repa...
Aren's Library
Aren's Library rated it
4.0 Hercule Poirot's Christmas
Enjoyed this book so much.
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