Curtain: Poirot’s Last Case (Poirot)

Curtain: Poirot’s Last Case (Poirot)

by Agatha Christie (Author)


A wheelchair-bound Poirot returns to Styles, the venue of his first investigation, where he knows another murder is going to take place...

The house guests at Styles seemed perfectly pleasant to Captain Hastings; there was his own daughter Judith, an inoffensive ornithologist called Norton, dashing Mr Allerton, brittle Miss Cole, Doctor Franklin and his fragile wife Barbara , Nurse Craven, Colonel Luttrell and his charming wife, Daisy, and the charismatic Boyd-Carrington.

So Hastings was shocked to learn from Hercule Poirot's declaration that one of them was a five-times murderer. True, the ageing detective was crippled with arthritis, but had his deductive instincts finally deserted him?...


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Format: Paperback
Pages: 224
Edition: 01
Publisher: HarperCollins
Published: 01 Jan 2008

ISBN 10: 0007121121
ISBN 13: 9780007121120

Media Reviews

`First rate Christie: fast, complicated, wryly funny' Time

`Superb, vintage Christie' Sunday Express

Author Bio

Agatha Christie was born in Torquay in 1890 and became, quite simply, the best-selling novelist in history. Her first novel, The Mysterious Affair at Styles, written towards the end of the First World War, introduced us to Hercule Poirot, who was to become the most popular detective in crime fiction since Sherlock Holmes. She is known throughout the world as the Queen of Crime. Her books have sold over a billion copies in the English language and another billion in over 100 foreign languages. She is the author of 80 crime novels and short story collections, 19 plays, and six novels under the name of Mary Westmacott.