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Eccentric mystery lover Ariadne Oliver's weekend game of mock murder is a big hit. But if it's just a game, then why all the blood? Luckily, one of the players is Belgian sleuth, Hercule Poirot.
"The solution is one of colossal ingenuity." (Times Literary Supplement)
The solution is one of colossal ingenuity. (New York Times Literary Supplement)
At the request of his friend Ariadne (an eccentric mystery lover based on Christie herself), Hercule arrives at a sprawling estate to partake in a weekend game of mock murder. But when the victim appears far too dead, the game stops and the detective work begins.
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