The very first collection of superb short stories featuring Hercule Poirot and Captain Hastings! First there was the mystery of the film star and the diamond! then came the 'suicide' that was murder! the mystery of the absurdly chaep flat! a suspicious death in a locked gun-room! a million... show more
The very first collection of superb short stories featuring Hercule Poirot and Captain Hastings! First there was the mystery of the film star and the diamond! then came the 'suicide' that was murder! the mystery of the absurdly chaep flat! a suspicious death in a locked gun-room! a million dollar bond robbery! the curse of a pharoah's tomb! a jewel robbery by the sea! the abduction of a Prime Minister! the disappearance of a banker! a phone call from a dying man! and, finally, the mystery of the missing willl. What links these fascinating cases? Only the brilliant deductive powers of Hercule Poirot!
Publish date: 2001
Pages no: 265
Edition language: English
, European Literature
, British Literature
, 20th Century
, Mystery Thriller
, Short Stories
, Murder Mystery
Series: Hercule Poirot (#3)
It seems I´m not a big fan of Agatha Christie´s short stories, since they are utterly forgettable and at least two of them didn´t make sense and I couldn´t be bothered to read them again. The reason I give this collection a three star rating in the end is the witty banter relationsship between Poiro...
Das Buch besteht aus den folgenden Kurzkrimigeschichten.Die Augen der Gottheit Mary Marvell die bekannte Filmstar kommt zu Poirot, und erzählte, dass sie einen Brief erhielt, in dem es unterrichtet war, ihr berühmter Diamant der Western Star werde von einem chinesischer Bande gestohlen werden. E...
The best thing about Poirot investigates is Hastings he is a funny guy makes me laugh all the time with his innocence or should I call it stupidity either ways it was a good read. Not to forget Poirot's gray cells and the way he mocks at Hastings.
Mon ami, ce sont des histoires agréables!Lovely stuff this! Poirot Investigates is a nice, compact selection of stories about cases quickly and concisely solved. No, not every story is a mind-boggler, though one or two went clear over my head, but for the most part I could follow these. Occasionally...
My first anthology of the year, and my first [a:Christie|123715|Agatha Christie|http://d.gr-assets.com/authors/1321738793p2/123715.jpg] or Poirot anthology. It also marks the start of a run of four anthologies in my reading list. Anthologies are a difficult thing to get right. Apart from the need to...