The Clocks (The Christie Collection)

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As instructed, stenographer Stella Webb let herself into the house at 19 Wilbraham Crescent. It was then she made a grisly discovery: the body of a man sprawled across the floor.

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‘Deliberately fantastic.’ Times Literary Supplement

‘Superlative Christie… extremely ingenious.’ The Bookman

‘A sure-fire attention-gripper naturally.’ Saturday Review

‘Here is the grand-manner detective story in all its glory.’ New York Times

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THE CLOCKS

As instructed, stenographer Sheila Webb let herself into the house at 19 Wilbraham Crescent. It was then that she made a grisly discovery: the body of a dead man sprawled across the living room floor. What intrigued Poirot about the case was the time factor. Although in a state of shock, Sheila clearly remembered having heard a cuckoo clock strike three o’clock. Yet, the four other clocks in the living room all showed the time as 4.13. Even more strangely, only one of these clocks belonged to the owner of the house…

'Agatha Christie' was born in Torquay 1890 and became, quite simply, the best-selling novelist in history. She wrote 79 crime mysteries and collections, and saw her work translated into more languages than Shakespeare. Her enduring success, enhanced by many film and TV adaptations, is attribute to the timeless appeal of her characters and the unequalled ingenuity of her plots.

‘Here is the grand-manner detective story in all its glory’
NEW YORK TIMES

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