Synopses & Reviews
Crime novelist Ariadne Oliver again turns to Hercule Poirot, this time to solve a case the police consider closed. Olivers interest in the murder-suicide of General and Lady Ravenscroft is more than academic: Celia Ravenscroft is her goddaughter. This is one of Poirot's most daunting cases even he begins to doubt he can solve it since the investigation relies on memories from years earlier.
"Who killed whom?" asks mystery writer Ariadne Oliver. Only this time the whodunit isn't fiction, but a true crime from her own past: an apparent case of double suicide that claimed the lives of two friends twelve years earlier. Searching for the answers with the aid of Hercule Poirot, the most startling discovery is yet to come. And if memory serves Poirot, crime - like history - has a tendency to repeat itself...