The A.B.C. Murders (Hercule Poirot, #13)
There’s a serial killer on the loose, working his way through the alphabet and the whole country is in a state of panic. A is for Mrs. Ascher in Andover, B is for Betty Barnard in Bexhill, C is for Sir Carmichael Clarke in Churston. With each murder, the killer is getting more confident—but... show more
There’s a serial killer on the loose, working his way through the alphabet and the whole country is in a state of panic. A is for Mrs. Ascher in Andover, B is for Betty Barnard in Bexhill, C is for Sir Carmichael Clarke in Churston. With each murder, the killer is getting more confident—but leaving a trail of deliberate clues to taunt the proud Hercule Poirot might just prove to be the first, and fatal, mistake.
Publish date: February 1st 2011
Publisher: William Morrow Paperbacks
Pages no: 331
Edition language: English
, European Literature
, British Literature
, Mystery Thriller
, Murder Mystery
Te wszystkie kryminały Agaty Christie mają jedną zaletę, która jednocześnie jest wadą: są zwięzłe. Wszystko tu kręci się wokół zagadki kryminalnej. Nawet tło obyczajowe, niezbędne by wprowadzić w historię i zarysować charakter postaci, jest tu tylko – no właśnie, tłem. Gdy tylko zagadka zostaje rozw...
Series: Hercule Poirot #13 A murderer seems to be working his (or her) way through his (or her) victims using The ABC Railway Guide. Hastings makes an appearance and the mystery is quite entertaining although the investigation and resolution flounder a bit before we get to the ending and the vario...
Jan 1, 1981An entertaining book, but not the toughest mystery.Jul 14, 2016Wow, my memory of this was almost entirely wrong. Among other things, I remembered it as a Marple story, not Poirot. Just as wrongity wrong as I can be. It was better than I thought, too.Personal copy
Ein teuflisch spanendes Buch!
One of the most enjoyable Poirot's I've read so far. The basic plot surrounds some letters sent to Hercule Poirot by the ABC killer, warning him a head of time that the murders will occur and inviting him into a cat-and-mouse game. You would think that, by now, killers would stop trying to mess...