The Adventure of the Christmas Pudding (Poirot)

December 31, 2015 - Comment

Agatha Christie’s seasonal Poirot and Marple short story collection, reissued with a striking new cover designed to appeal to the latest generation of Agatha Christie fans and book lovers. First came a sinister warning to Poirot not to eat any plum pudding…then the discovery of a corpse in a chest…next, an overheard quarrel that led

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Agatha Christie’s seasonal Poirot and Marple short story collection, reissued with a striking new cover designed to appeal to the latest generation of Agatha Christie fans and book lovers. First came a sinister warning to Poirot not to eat any plum pudding…then the discovery of a corpse in a chest…next, an overheard quarrel that led to murder…the strange case of the dead man who altered his eating habits…and the puzzle of the victim who dreamt his own suicide. What links these five baffling cases? The little grey cells of Monsieur Hercule Poirot!

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Antoinette Klein says:

Holly Jolly Mysteries Abound in Merry Olde England Agatha Christie serves up mayhem in six well-plotted stories. Originally released in 1960 at a time when an annual “Christie for Christmas” had become an anticipated tradition for the reading public, the famous author broke with tradition and gave readers a novella length new Poirot tale which was used for the title and combined it with four older Poirot stories and one older Miss Marple story. 

Anonymous says:

Another brilliant book This book is well worth reading if you are a fan of Agatha Christies, Hercule Poirot. Poirots first taste of a traditional English Christmas ends in him solving the disappearance of a Princes ruby. After recieving a sinister note warning him not to eat the Christmas Pudding, a mysterious visitor in the night and his host nearly choking on the Christmas Pudding he sets a trap for his suspect and a joke on the children of the household. Not only in this story does Poirot retrieve a stolen…

R. M. Fisher says:

“Don’t Eat None of the Plum Pudding…” “The Adventure of the Christmas Pudding” may not be the most auspicious title for an Agatha Christie novel, particularly when one takes into account her tendency for high body counts and gory deaths, but the subtitle “and a selection of entrees” reveals Christie’s intentions for this particular short-story anthology. “Christmas Pudding” is just a bit of fun, dedicated to the memory of her Christmases spent as a child at her brother-in-law’s house. 

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