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The Mysterious Affair at Styles - Agatha Christie
The Mysterious Affair at Styles
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The heiress of Styles has been murdered, dying in agony from strychnine slipped into her coffee. And there are plenty who would gain from her death: the financially strapped stepson, the gold digging younger husband, and an embittered daughter-in-law. Agatha Christie's eccentric and hugely... show more
The heiress of Styles has been murdered, dying in agony from strychnine slipped into her coffee. And there are plenty who would gain from her death: the financially strapped stepson, the gold digging younger husband, and an embittered daughter-in-law. Agatha Christie's eccentric and hugely popular detective, Hercule Poirot, was introduced to the world in this book, which launched her career as the most famous and best loved of all mystery writers.
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9780646418438 (0646418432)
Publisher: Deodand Publishing
Pages no: 294
Edition language: English
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My Book Life
My Book Life rated it
3.0 The Mysterious Affair at Styles Review
When a wealthy heiress is murdered, Poirot steps out of retirement to find the killer. As the master detective makes his way through the list of suspects, he finds the solution in an elaborately planned scheme almost impossible to believe. Agatha Christie's works will always hold a special place i...
Familiar Diversions
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3.0 The Mysterious Affair at Styles (audiobook) by Agatha Christie, narrated by Hugh Fraser
This is the first Hercule Poirot mystery. I finished listening to it a few weeks ago and should have reviewed it sooner. I'll do the best I can.This is set during World War I. Hastings is a wounded soldier visiting a friend in Styles. He thinks he'd make a good detective, and he gets an opportunity ...
BrokenTune
BrokenTune rated it
3.0 The Mysterious Affair at Styles
The Mysterious Affair at Styles was Christies first published book and is most notable for one thing: it is the first of the Poirot books and explains the background between the famous friendship between the Belgian detective and Captain Hasting. Hastings is on medical leave in Essex during the Fi...
Lillelara
Lillelara rated it
4.0 The Mysterious Affair at Styles - Hercule Poirot #1
Famous belgian detective Hercule Poirot is on the loose again. This time around a murder has accured at Styles Court, where poor Mrs. Inglethorp has been poisoned. As usual there is a locked room, a bunch of suspect and an intricate plot. Agatha Christie sure knows how to tell a compelling story. I...
Cristina T.
Cristina T. rated it
5.0 The Mysterious Affair at Styles
BR with Marco and Kayl on February 11th :)This is Agatha Christie's debut novel and frankly, that boggles my mind, because it's so clever! I mean, she did get entitled Queen of Crime for a reason. The Mysterious Affair at Styles was a delight to read, and while the clues were there all along, I woul...
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