Sir George and Lady Stubbs hit upon the idea of staging a mock murder mystery. Ariadne Oliver, a well known crime writer, agrees to organize their murder hunt. Despite weeks of planning, Ariadne calls in Hercule Poirot, as instinctively she senses that something sinister is about to happen.
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‘The infallibly original Agatha Christie has come up, once again, with a new and highly ingenious puzzle-construction.’ New York Times
‘The solution is of the colossal ingenuity we have been conditioned to expect.’ Times Literary SupplementFrom the Back Cover:
DEAD MAN’S FOLLY
Sir George and Lady Stubbs, the hosts of a village fête, hit upon the novel idea of staging a mock murder mystery. In good faith, Ariadne Oliver, the well known crime writer, agrees to organise their murder hunt.
Despite weeks of meticulous planning, at the last minute Ariadne calls her friend Hercule Poirot for his expert assistance. Instinctively, she senses that something sinister is about to happen…
'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.
BEWARE – NOBODY IS QUITE WHAT THEY SEEM!
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Book Description HARPERCOLLINS, 1996. Paperback. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 0006168035