Hercule Poirot's vacation in the Holy Land is interrupted by death in Petra, where the lifeless body of Mrs. Boynton, a detestable English woman who cowed her family and strangers alike, is found atop the rose red cliffs. Though her family claims her heart failure was a natural event, the tiny puncture mark on her wrist is a clear sign of the fatal injection that really killed her.
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Among the towering red cliffs of Petra, like somemonstrous swollen Buddha, sits the corpse of Mrs.Boynton. A tiny puncture mark on her wrist is the onlysign of the fatal injection that killed her.
With only twenty-four hours available to solve themystery, Hercule Poirot recalled a chance remark he’doverheard back in Jerusalem: “You see, don’t you, thatshe’s got to be killed?” Mrs. Boynton was, indeed, themost detestable woman he’d ever met. . . .About the Author:
Agatha Christie was born in Torquay in 1890 and became the bestselling novelist in history. She wrote 79 crime mysteries and collections, and saw her work translated into more languages than Shakespeare.
Hugh Fraser is known to millions as Captain Hastings, assisting Hercule Poirot in A&E's Poirot and in the Agatha Christie Mystery! series on PBS.
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Book Description HarperCollins, 1995. Paperback. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 0006140459
Book Description HarperCollins, 1995. Paperback. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 6140459