“Need it be said – the little grey cells solve all over again the seemingly insoluble. Mrs Christie makes a fantastic tale very real, and helps to keep her readers enthralled and guessing to the end.” Times Literary Supplement
“A brilliantly ingenious story.” Dorothy L. Sayers, Day by day Herald
“Ingenuity at its height … the idea is utterly novel, the setting a model of realism, and the characters a versatile, attractive crew.” Woman’s Journal
“A piece of classic workmanship .. exquisite and wholly satisfying.” News Chronicle
About the Author
Agatha Christie used to be born in Torquay in 1890 and became, somewhat simply, the bestselling novelist in history. Her first novel, The Mysterious Affair at Styles, written towards the end of the First World War, introduced us to Hercule Poirot, who used to be to turn out to be the most well liked detective in crime fiction since Sherlock Holmes. She is known all the way through the world as the Queen of Crime. Her books have sold over a billion copies in the English language and another billion in over 100 foreign countries. She is the writer of 80 crime novels and short story collections, 19 plays and six novels under the name of Mary Westmacott.