Below I’ll give you my selections for the best Agatha Christie books by a few categories. I will cover these and other great books more in depth later.
1. And Then There Were None (2011)
A PBS Great American Read Top 100 PickOne of the most famous and beloved mysteries from The Queen of Suspense—Agatha Christie—now a Lifetime TV movie.”Ten . . .”Ten strangers are lured to an isolated island mansion off the Devon coast by a mysterious “U. N. Owen.””Nine . . .”At dinner a recorded message accuses each of them in turn of having a guilty secret, and by the end of the night one of the guests is dead.”Eight . . .”Stranded by a violent storm, and haunted by a nursery rhyme counting down one by one . . . as one by one . . . they begin to die.”Seven . . .”Which…
Roger Ackroyd knew too much. He knew that the woman he loved had poisoned her brutal first husband. He suspected also that someone had been blackmailing her. Then, tragically, came the news that she had taken her own life with a drug overdose. But the evening post brought Roger one last fatal scrap of information. Unfortunately, before he could finish reading the letter, he was stabbed to death….
SOON TO BE A MAJOR MOTION PICTURE RELEASING OCTOBER 9, 2020 —DIRECTED BY AND STARRING KENNETH BRANAGH Following the success of Murder on the Orient Express directed by and starring Kenneth Branagh, Twentieth Century Fox will next adapt this classic Hercule Poirot mystery for the big screen.Beloved detective Hercule Poirot embarks on a journey to Egypt in one of Agatha Christie’s most famous mysteries, Death on the Nile.The tranquility of a cruise along the Nile was shattered by the discovery that Linnet Ridgeway had been shot through the head. She…
4. Hercule Poirot: The Complete Short Stories: A Hercule Poirot Collection with Foreword by Charles Todd (Hercule Poirot Mysteries) (2013)
At last, a single volume that gathers together all of the short stories featuring Agatha Christie’s most famous creation, Hercule Poirot. The dapper, mustache-twirling little Belgian with the egg-shaped head and curious mannerisms has solved some of the most puzzling crimes of the century—and, in his own humble opinion, is “probably the greatest detective in the world.”In this complete collection of more than 50 stories, ranging from short tales to novellas, Poirot faces violent murders, poisonings, kidnappings, and thefts—all solved with his characteristic panache. Only…
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Now an Amazon Prime original limited series!Agatha Christie’s beloved classic The A.B.C. Murders sets Hercule Poirot on the trail of a serial killer.There’s a serial killer on the loose, working his way through the alphabet and the whole country is in a state of panic.A is for Mrs. Ascher in Andover, B is for Betty Barnard in Bexhill, C is for Sir Carmichael Clarke in Churston. With each murder, the killer is getting more confident—but leaving a trail of deliberate clues to taunt the proud Hercule Poirot might just prove to be the first, and fatal, mistake. …
7. Crooked House (2011)
The Leonides are one big happy family living in a sprawling, ramshackle mansion. That is until the head of the household, Aristide, is murdered with a fatal barbiturate injection. Suspicion naturally falls on the old mans young widow, fifty years his junior. But the murderer has reckoned without the tenacity of Charles Hayward, fiancÉ of the late millionaires granddaughter….
Hercule Poirot rushes to France in response to an urgent and cryptic plea from a client. But the Belgian detective arrives just too late: the man who had summoned him is found dead on a golf course, stabbed in the back with a letter opener and wearing an ill-fitting coat with a mysterious love letter in its pocket. Strange circumstances multiply, culminating in the discovery of a second body stabbed with the same murder weapon. While the local authorities pursue the false leads suggested by the evidence, Poirot relies instead upon his famous “little grey cells” to cut through the confusion and untangle a story…
9. Peril At End House (1941)
Three near fatal accidents in three days. As Miss Buckley told of her narrow brush with death, the famous detective Hercule Porot felt a thrill of fear. Were these accidents or attemted murder?…
10. Murder after hours (A Dell book) (1976)
11. Funerals are Fatal (1954)
Best Agatha Christie Books You Should Read
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Queering Agatha Christie: Revisiting the Golden Age of Detective Fiction
Author(s): J.C Bernthal
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan, Year: 2016, Size: 3 Mb, Download: pdf
Agatha Christie on Screen
Author(s): Mark Aldridge
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan UK, Year: 2016, Size: 3 Mb, Download: pdf
Agatha Christie’s Complete Secret Notebooks
Author(s): John Curran; Agatha Christie; David Suchet
Publisher: HarperCollins, Year: 2016, Size: 10 Mb, Download: epub
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