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Book of the Month

Book of the Month: Poirot Investigates

1st April 2016

First there was the mystery of the film star and the diamond… then came the ‘suicide’ that was murder… the mystery of the absurdly cheap flat… a suspicious death in a locked gun-room… a million dollar bond robbery… the curse of a pharaoh’s tomb… a jewel robbery by the sea… the abduction of a Prime Minister… the disappearance of a banker… a phone call from a dying man… and, finally, the mystery of the missing will.

What links these fascinating cases? Only the brilliant deductive powers of Hercule Poirot!

2016 marks 100 years since Agatha Christie put pen to paper and wrote her first novel, The Mysterious Affair at Styles. Christie’s first novel introduced the world’s favourite Belgian detective, Hercule Poirot, into the literary world. Poirot Investigates is a short story collection combining some of Poirot’s early cases. Published as a collection in the UK in 1923, Poirot Investigates, was the third Poirot book released.

Did you know?

Poirot Investigates was the first of Agatha Christie’s books not to carry a dedication.

Discover Poirot Investigates here.