The Mysterious Affair at Styles (Hercule Poirot)

June 20, 2015 - Comment

This is the Christie that started it all–the sublime introduction of her master sleuth, Hercule Poirot, here investigating the mysterious death of a wealthy heiress found murdered behind the locked doors of her boudoir. Related Related posts: The Mysterious Affair at Styles: Hercule Poirot’s First Case (Hercule Poirot Mysteries) The Mysterious Affair at Styles: The

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Antoinette Klein says:

Meet Hercule Poirot In 1920 Agatha Christie introduced a quirky little Belgian detective to the world in this book she wrote on a dare from her sister. The time is World War I and Poirot is one of a small group of Belgian refugees who has come to live in a rural English village. With his egg-shaped head and his well-groomed moustache, Poirot enters and soon becomes one of fiction’s best-loved detectives. Also in this novel, the reader is introduced to his cohort, Captain Arthur Hastings, recovering from a war…

Jetpack says:

The start of one of the best mystery series ever “Poirot was an extraordinary looking little man. He was hardly more than five feet, four inches, but carried himself with great dignity. His head was exactly the shape of an egg, and he always perched it a little on one side. His moustache was very stiff and military.” I love the description of Poirot. This is the start of one of the best sets of mysteries ever made – the first appearance of the celebrated Belgian detective, Hercule Poirot.Poirot is interesting for many…

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