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The Mysterious Affair at Styles

Agatha Christie

9781838576950
240 pages
Arcturus Publishing Limited
Overview

Agatha Christie's thrilling first novel introduces the eccentric Belgian detective, Hercule Poirot.

While staying in a small Essex village, Poirot is called upon to investigate a murder at a nearby country manor. Emily Inglethorpe, an elderly woman of considerable wealth, is found poisoned in her locked bedroom. While all the clues seem to point to her younger husband, there is more to the murder than first appears. With the help of his 'little grey cells', Poirot unravels the layers of deception behind this intriguing case.

Agatha Christie was a master of the 'whodunit' and the most celebrated and enduring author from the golden age of detective fiction. The first of her novels, The Mysterious Affair at Styles is a wonderful place to begin her clever and gripping fiction - a love affair that will last a lifetime.

ABOUT THE SERIES: Agatha Christie Classics presents this best-loved author's earliest mystery novels, brought to you with striking new cover designs.

Author Bio
Agatha Christie (1890-1976) was one of Britain's most beloved crime writers, best known for her series of novels featuring the detective Hercule Poirot. Over the course of her career she wrote 66 novels, as well as a number of short story collections, and she was appointed a Dame Commander of the British Empire for her services to literature.