Dead Man’s Folly: A Hercule Poirot Mystery (Hercule Poirot Mysteries)

May 9, 2017 - Comment

The Queen of Mystery has come to Harper Collins! Agatha Christie, the acknowledged mistress of suspense—creator of indomitable sleuth Miss Marple, meticulous Belgian detective Hercule Poirot, and so many other unforgettable characters—brings her entire oeuvre of ingenious whodunits, locked room mysteries, and perplexing puzzles to Harper Paperbacks. When a mock murder game staged for charity

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The Queen of Mystery has come to Harper Collins! Agatha Christie, the acknowledged mistress of suspense—creator of indomitable sleuth Miss Marple, meticulous Belgian detective Hercule Poirot, and so many other unforgettable characters—brings her entire oeuvre of ingenious whodunits, locked room mysteries, and perplexing puzzles to Harper Paperbacks. When a mock murder game staged for charity threatens to turn into the real thing, the intrepid Poirot is called in to take part in this Dead Man’s Folly.

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Whistlers Mom says:

Dame Agatha looks in the mirror and tells us what she sees Like most writers with long, successful careers, Agatha Christie both stuck to the tried-and-true formulas that her readers expected AND threw an occasional curve ball to keep things interesting. Since I loved her very revealing autobiography, I’m fascinated by her spoof of herself in the character of mystery writer Ariadne Oliver. The introduction of the daffy-but-shrewd Mrs. Oliver not only gave Christie a chance to poke fun at her own eccentricities (real and rumored) but also to make…

Lemon Sky says:

One of my favorite Christies One of my favorite Hercule Poirots. That’s probably why I can read it so fast. 

C. M Mills says:

Dead Man s Folly is an excellent whodunit by the great Agatha Christie writing at the top of her powers A phone call comes to Miss Lemon the secretary for Hercule Poirot. An unusual call from Miss Ariadne Oliver the crime novelist who bears a distinct resemblance to her creator Dame Agatha Christie (1890-1976), Ariadne asks Poirot to leave his luxurious London digs. Poirot arrives at Nasse House. The estate of sixty-five acres in owned by Sir George Stubbs. Stubbs is oafish but wealthy. He is married to the fetching but stupid Lady Hatite Stubs. Oliver wants Poirot to judge the winner of a…

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