Hercule Poirot arrives at The Hollow for a weekend luncheon just in time to see Gerda Christow standing, revolver in hand, over the body of her husband. It seems obvious that she has killed her wayward spouse, but Poirot doesn't believe things are that simple. What does Christow's death have to do with his current and former lovers, both of whom are nearby? What secrets are the weekend guests hiding in this case of love, deceit, mystery, and death?
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A far-from-warm welcome greets Hercule Poirotas he arrives for lunch at Lucy Angkatell’s countryhouse. A man lies dying by the swimming pool, hisblood dripping into the water. His wife stands overhim, holding a revolver.
As Poirot investigates, he begins to realize that beneaththe respectable surface lies a tangle of familysecrets and everyone becomes a suspect.About the Author:
Agatha Christie was born in 1890 and created the detective Hercule Poirot in her debut novel, The Mysterious Affair at Styles (1920). She achieved wide popularity with The Murder of Roger Ackroyd (1926) and produced a total of eighty novels and short-story collections over six decades. Twenty-four of Christie's best whodunits are now available from Black Dog & Leventhal as part of their bestselling hardcover Agatha Christie Collection.
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Book Description HarperCollins Publishers Ltd, 1987. Paperback. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 6165516
Book Description HarperCollins Publishers Ltd, 1987. Paperback. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 0006165516