The Dream

Short Story

First published: 1939

A Hercule Poirot story


The Dream

A reclusive millionaire seeks Poirot’s help when he has dreams of his own suicide. From The Adventure of the Christmas Pudding and The Regatta Mystery and Other Stories.

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A millionaire dreaming his own suicide. The story first appeared in a book collection in The Adventure of the Christmas Pudding, 1960.

It was adapted for TV starring David Suchet in the first season of Agatha Christie’s Poirot in 1989, and included the characters of Hastings (Hugh Fraser), Japp (Philip Jackson), and Miss Lemon (Pauline Moran).

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