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Crooked House (Paperback)

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Description


The Leonides are one big happy family livingin a sprawling, ramshackle mansion. Thatis until the head of the household, Aristide, ismurdered with a fatal barbiturate injection.

Suspicion naturally falls on the old man's youngwidow, fifty years his junior. But the murdererhas reckoned without the tenacity of CharlesHayward, fiance of the late millionaire's granddaughter.

About the Author


Agatha Christie (1890 1976), one of the most popular authors of all time and known the Queen of Crime, is the author of eighty novels and short-story collections, including "The Mysterious Affair at Styles", "And Then There Were None", "The Murder of Roger Ackroyd", and "The Mirror Crack'd".

Praise For…


“Writing Crooked House was pure pleasure and I feel justified in my belief that it is one of my best.”
-Agatha Christie

“Her sleight of hand is impeccable.”
-New Statesman (UK)

“Knock-out!”
-Saturday Review of Literature

“We all go where [Agatha Christie] led; you can track us in her snow.”
-Reginald Hill, author of the Dalziel and Pascoe MysteriesReginald Hill, author of the Dalziel and Pascoe MysteriesReginald Hill, author of the Dalziel and Pascoe Mysteries

Product Details
ISBN: 9780062073532
ISBN-10: 0062073532
Publisher: Harper Paperbacks
Publication Date: February 2011
Pages: 236
Language: English