Postern of Fate

Postern of Fate

Agatha Christie

ISBN
9780008255718
Pub date
24/08/2017
Imprint
HarperCollins
Binding
Paperback
Format
A Format 111x178mm
Extent
336 pages
Price
£10.99
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Book Overview


A poisoning many years ago may not have been accidental after all…

Tommy and Tuppence Beresford have just become the proud owners of an old house in an English village. Along with the property, they have inherited some worthless bric-a-brac, including a collection of antique books. While rustling through a copy of The Black Arrow, Tuppence comes upon a series of apparently random underlinings.

However, when she writes down the letters, they spell out a very disturbing message:
M a r y – J o r d a n – d i d – n o t – d i e – n a t u r a l l y…
And sixty years after their first murder, Mary Jordan’s enemies are still ready to kill…

About the author


Agatha Christie was born in Torquay in 1890 and became, quite simply, the best-selling 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 was to become the most popular detective in crime fiction since Sherlock Holmes. She is known throughout 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 languages. She is the author of 80 crime novels and short story collections, 19 plays, and six novels under the name of Mary Westmacott.

Reviews


  • ‘The Beresfords are wonderfully revived. Smooth, beautifully paced, and effortlessly convincing.’New York Times
  • ‘Past and present interlock impressively… this is a genuine tour de force.’Observer