The Mystery of Hunter's Lodge

Short Story

First published: 1924

A Hercule Poirot story


The Mystery of Hunter's Lodge

Poirot has influenza, but is determined to solve his murder case. Hastings must take up his instructions from afar. From Poirot Investigates.

More about this story

Indisposed with flu, Poirot asks Hastings to act as his legs in this country house murder investigation.

The story was first published as a book in the collection Poirot Investigates, 1924, by Bodley Head. The story was adapted for the TV series Agatha Christie’s Poirot in 1991, starring David Suchet, and like many of the other early episodes, included the characters of Hastings, Japp and Miss Lemon, regardless of whether or not they appeared in the original text.

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