One, Two, Buckle My Shoe (Hercule Poirot, #22)
A dentist lies murdered at his Harley Street practice! The dentist was found with a blackened hole below his right temple. A pistol lay on the floor near his outflung right hand. Later, one of his patients was found dead from a lethal dose of local anaesthetic. A clear case of murder and... show more
A dentist lies murdered at his Harley Street practice! The dentist was found with a blackened hole below his right temple. A pistol lay on the floor near his outflung right hand. Later, one of his patients was found dead from a lethal dose of local anaesthetic. A clear case of murder and suicide. But why would a dentist commit a crime in the middle of a busy day of appointments? A shoe buckle holds the key to the mystery. Now -- in the words of the rhyme -- can Poirot pick up the sticks and lay them straight?
Pages no: 294
Edition language: English
, European Literature
, British Literature
, Mystery Thriller
, Murder Mystery
Series: Hercule Poirot (#22)
I think I need to update my rating for this book. I enjoyed this slow re-read immensely: Not only is the murder mystery pretty good, there is also a serious, dare I say, thoughtful undertone to it. I'm not sure if Dame Agatha intended this, but it just really works for me. And, yet, the book is a...
So this book is Poirot heavy. After reading the previous books which were pretty light on Poirot, I thought this would be a welcome change. Too bad it wasn't. To this day The Murder of Roger Ackroyd and Murder on the Orient Express are the smartest Poirot books. I have not read one this year I think...
Agatha Christie disappointed me with this book.
A dentist's suspicious death leads Poirot to drill the good doctor's patients, partners, lovers, and friends. bookshelves: published-1940, play-dramatisation, mystery-thriller, spring-2010 Recommended for: BBC7 listeners Read from May 10 to 16, 201 0The murder of the Belgian detective's dent...