While the Lights Lasts

  • Hercule Poirot
  • Collection (8 stories)
  • 2016

Some of Agatha Christie’s earliest stories – including her very first – which show the Queen of Crime in the making…

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A macabre recurring dream … revenge against a blackmailer … jealousy, infidelity and a tortured conscience … a stolen gemstone … the haunting attraction of an ancient relic … a race against time … a tragic love triangle … a body in a box … an unexpected visitor from beyond the grave…

Nine quintessential examples of Agatha Christie's brilliance are contained in this new collection of early short stories - including the very first one she ever wrote - and provide a unique glimpse of the Queen of Crime in the making.

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