Closed Casket

Product Number: EB00630339
Released: Sep 06, 2016
Business Term: 26 Circ
ISBN: #9780062458841
Publisher: William Morrow
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The world's most famous detective returns in this ingenious, stylish, and altogether delicious mystery from the author of the instant bestseller The Monogram Murders ("I was thrilled"-Gillian Flynn)."What I intend to say to you will come as a shock..."With these words, Lady Athelinda Playford-one of the world's most beloved children's authors-springs a surprise on the lawyer entrusted with her will. As guests arrive for a party at her Irish mansion, Lady Playford has decided to cut off her two children without a penny...?nd leave her vast fortune to someone else: an invalid who has only weeks to live.Among Lady Playford's visitors are two strangers: the famous Belgian detective Hercule Poirot, and Inspector Edward Catchpool of Scotland Yard. Neither knows why he has been invited-until Poirot begins to wonder if Lady Playford expects a murder. But why does she seem so determined to provoke a killer? And why-when the crime is committed despite Poirot's best efforts to stop it-does the identity of the victim make no sense at all?Addictive, ferociously clever, and packed with clues, wit, and murder, Closed Casket is a triumph from the author whose work is "as tricky as anything written by Agatha Christie" (Alexander McCall Smith, The New York Times Book Review).

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Series: New Hercule Poirot Mysteries Series No: 2
Genre: Mystery
Original Publish Date: Sep 06, 2016

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Narrator(s): Julian Rhind-Tutt
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Genre: Mystery
Product Number DD34860
Released: Jun 06, 2017
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Narrator(s): Julian Rhind-Tutt
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