The Mystery of Three Quarters

The Mystery of Three Quarters: The New Hercule Poirot Mystery

Fiction & Poetry, Modern & Contemporary Fiction, Crime, Thrillers & True Crime, Crime & Thrillers
Paperback Published on: 04/04/2019
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Following on from the success of The Monogram Murders and Closed Casket, Sophie Hannah picks up the mantle of the Queen of Crime once more. The world's most beloved detective, Hercule Poirot - the legendary star of Agatha Christie's Murder on the Orient Express - returns in a stylish, diabolically clever mystery set in 1930's London. Returning home after lunch one day, Hercule Poirot finds an angry woman waiting outside his front door. She demands to know why Poirot has sent her a letter accusing her of the murder of Barnabas Pandy, a man she has neither heard of nor ever met. Poirot has also never heard of a Barnabas Pandy, and has accused nobody of murder. Shaken, he goes inside, only to find that he has a visitor waiting for him - a man who also claims also to have received a letter from Poirot that morning, accusing him of the murder of Barnabas Pandy... Poirot wonders how many more letters of this sort have been sent in his name. Who sent them, and why? More importantly, who is Barnabas Pandy, is he dead, and, if so, was he murdered? And can Poirot find out the answers without putting more lives in danger?

  • Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
  • ISBN: 9780008264482
  • Number of pages: 400
  • Weight: 280g
  • Dimensions: 198 x 129 x 25 mm

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The Mystery of Three Quarters
The best so far.
First things first. I will make no comparisons with Christie. It doesn't matter to me whether this is as good, better or worse than the original Poirot s... READ MORE
Book collector
The Mystery of Three Quarters
I Miss Agatha Christie!
A good try but it didn't hold my attention for long
Christine Barber
The Mystery of Three Quarters
I really enjoyed this new Hercule Poirot story.
Before I proceed, a disclaimer: It has been many, many years since I read an Agatha Christie novel. I devoured them as a child and I don't think I've read... READ MORE
Liam James
The Mystery of Three Quarters
Poirot and Catchpool Meet Again
So, for those who don't know, this story features Poirot and Edward Catchpool (who is introduced in "The Monogram Murders" - read that and then read "Close... READ MORE