Crooked House (Agatha Christie Collection)

3.96 avg rating
( 17,998 ratings by GoodReads )
 
9780002311090: Crooked House (Agatha Christie Collection)

Volume 48 in the Agatha Christie Collection (1949) Limited edition of 1000 copies worldwide

The Leonides were one big happy family living in a sprawling, ramshackle mansion. That was until the head of the household, Aristide, was murdered with a fatal barbiturate injection.

Suspicion naturally falls on the old man’s young widow, fifty years his junior. But the murderer has reckoned without the tenacity of Charles Hayward, fiance of the late millionare’s granddaughter…

"synopsis" may belong to another edition of this title.

Review:

‘Writing Crooked House was pure pleasure and I feel justified in my belief that it is one of my best.’
Agatha Christie

‘Her sleight of hand is impeccable.’
New Statesman

‘Knock-out!’
Saturday Review of Literature

Book Description:

Then the wealthy patriarch of the household, Aristide, is murdered – injected not with insulin for his diabetes but with a killer substance. Suspicion falls on the whole household, including Aristide’s two sons, his widow – fifty years his junior – and even his three grandchildren. Could any member of this seemingly devoted family have had a hand in his death? Can Charles Hayward, fiancé of the late millionaire’s granddaughter, help the police find the killer?

"About this title" may belong to another edition of this title.

Top Search Results from the AbeBooks Marketplace

1.

Christie, Agatha
Published by Collins Crime (2000)
ISBN 10: 0002311097 ISBN 13: 9780002311090
Used Hardcover Quantity Available: 1
Seller
Reuseabook
(Stroud, GLOS, United Kingdom)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Collins Crime, 2000. Hardcover. Book Condition: Used; Acceptable. Dispatched, from the UK, within 48 hours of ordering. The book is perfectly readable and fit for use, although it shows signs of previous ownership. The spine is likely creased and the cover scuffed or slightly torn. Textbooks will typically have an amount of underlining and/or highlighting, as well as notes. If this book is over 5 years old, then please expect the pages to be yellowing or to have age spots. Grubby book. This book is dirty and has significant shelf wear, however all text is there and readable, as such it is acceptable for sale, and is still a good read. Thanks. Bookseller Inventory # CHL1744595

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy Used
£ 2
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: £ 1.75
From United Kingdom to U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

2.

Christie, Agatha
Published by Collins Crime (2000)
ISBN 10: 0002311097 ISBN 13: 9780002311090
Used Quantity Available: 1
Seller
Better World Books Ltd
(Dunfermline, United Kingdom)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Collins Crime, 2000. Book Condition: Good. N/A. Ships from the UK. Former Library book. Shows some signs of wear, and may have some markings on the inside. Bookseller Inventory # GRP13689816

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy Used
£ 0.86
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: £ 2.98
From United Kingdom to U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

3.

Christie, Agatha
ISBN 10: 0002311097 ISBN 13: 9780002311090
Used Hardcover Quantity Available: 1
Seller
WorldofBooks
(Goring-By-Sea, WS, United Kingdom)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Hardback. Book Condition: Good. The book has been read but remains in clean condition. All pages are intact and the cover is intact. Some minor wear to the spine. Bookseller Inventory # GOR001247049

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy Used
£ 3.36
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: £ 4.89
From United Kingdom to U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

4.

Christie, Agatha
ISBN 10: 0002311097 ISBN 13: 9780002311090
Used Hardcover Quantity Available: 2
Seller
WorldofBooks
(Goring-By-Sea, WS, United Kingdom)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Hardback. Book Condition: Fair. A readable copy of the book which may include some defects such as highlighting and notes. Cover and pages may be creased and show discolouration. Bookseller Inventory # GOR002131712

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy Used
£ 3.36
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: £ 4.89
From United Kingdom to U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

5.

Christie, Agatha
Published by Collins Crime
ISBN 10: 0002311097 ISBN 13: 9780002311090
Used Hardcover Quantity Available: 1
Seller
Hippo Books
(Toledo, OH, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Collins Crime. Hardcover. Book Condition: GOOD. Gently used may contain ex-library markings, possibly has some minor highlighting, textual notations, and or underlining. Text is still easily readable. Bookseller Inventory # 2690459731

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy Used
£ 171.09
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds