Hercule Poirot

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Poirot's Early Cases Summary

Still in the formative years of his career, Hercule Poirot faces a most taxing case: who killed Lord Cronshaw? Was Coco Courtenay's death on the same night a mere coincidence? And did she deliberately take an overdose of cocaine?

No sooner has Poirot revealed his astonishing powers of deduction than he is faced with 17 other mysteries to test his soon-to-be-famous "little grey cells".

As a matter of courtesy to a group of young people, he endeavours to solve the gruesome murder of a woman whose body they have stumbled upon while locked out of their flat, and with his usual precision and elan, he discovers exactly how "Mary, Mary quite contrary" makes her garden grow.

©1974 Agatha Christie Limited, a Chorion Company. All rights reserved (P)1998 HarperCollins Publishers Ltd, London UK
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    • Poirot's Early Cases

    • By: Agatha Christie
    • Narrated by: Hugh Fraser, David Suchet
    • Length: 8 hrs and 18 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Still in the formative years of his career, Hercule Poirot faces a most taxing case: who killed Lord Cronshaw? Was Coco Courtenay's death on the same night a mere coincidence? And did she deliberately take an overdose of cocaine?

    • 5 out of 5 stars
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    • By Jaye what if on 21-06-16

    Regular price: £11.99

    • Agatha Christie 4 Short Story Poirot Collection, Set 4

    • The Kidnapped Prime Minister, The Million Dollar Bond Robbery, The Adventure of the Cheap Flat, The Mystery of the Hunter’s Lodge
    • By: Agatha Christie
    • Narrated by: Deaver Brown
    • Length: 2 hrs and 24 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Simply Media presents Agatha Christie 4 Short Story Poirot Collection, Set 4: The Kidnapped Prime Minister, The Million Dollar Bank Mystery, The Adventure of the Cheap Flat, The Mystery of Hunter’s Lodge

    Regular price: £7.69

    • The Kidnapped Prime Minister

    • A Hercule Poirot Short Story
    • By: Agatha Christie
    • Narrated by: Hugh Fraser
    • Length: 41 mins
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    Just as World War I is drawing to an end, the prime minister is kidnapped. It is down to Hercule Poirot to locate him before a crucial conference, to avert an international crisis.

    Regular price: £4.19

    • The Capture of Cerberus & The Incident of the Dog's Ball

    • By: Agatha Christie
    • Narrated by: David Suchet
    • Length: 1 hr and 22 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
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    In 2004, a remarkable archive was unearthed at Agatha Christie’s family home, Greenway - 73 of her private notebooks, filled with pencilled jottings and ideas.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Interesting early drafts, beautifully read

    • By EvaGM on 19-06-18

    Regular price: £9.99

  • Book 1-2

    The Mysterious Affair at Styles and The Murder on the Links
    Agatha Christie's First Two Hercule Poirot Novels
    
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    • The Mysterious Affair at Styles and The Murder on the Links

    • Agatha Christie's First Two Hercule Poirot Novels
    • By: Agatha Christie
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  • Book 1

    • The Mysterious Affair at Styles

    • By: Agatha Christie
    • Narrated by: Hugh Fraser
    • Length: 5 hrs and 56 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 336
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 284
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 282

    Recently, there had been some strange goings on at Styles St Mary. Evelyn, constant companion to old Mrs Inglethorp, had stormed out of the house muttering something about "a lot of sharks". And with her, something indefinable had gone from the atmosphere. Her presence had spelt security; now the air seemed rife with suspicion and impending evil.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Fabulous audiobook

    • By david llewellyn on 17-08-17

    Regular price: £8.49

    • 'Murder at the Vicarage' & 'The Mysterious Affair at Styles'

    • By: Agatha Christie
    • Narrated by: Joan Hickson, Hugh Fraser
    • Length: 13 hrs and 17 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Enjoy the first novels that brought the world two of Agatha Christies’ most enduring detectives: Miss Marple and Hercule Poirot. The Murder at the Vicarage is the first Miss Marple mystery, one which tests all her powers of observation and deduction. In The Mysterious Affair at Styles, Captain Arthur Hastings, invalided in the Great War, is recuperating as a guest of John Cavendish at Styles Court, the "country-place" of John's autocratic old aunt, Emily Inglethorpe.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • just average

    • By Mrs on 01-04-19

    Regular price: £31.39

    • The Mysterious Affair at Styles

    • By: Agatha Christie
    • Narrated by: David McCallion
    • Length: 5 hrs and 59 mins
    • Unabridged
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    One morning the residents of an English estate, Styles, are horrified to find the lady of the manor in the throes of fatal strychnine poisoning. They seek the help of Poirot, a refugee who is staying in a nearby village after fleeing Belgium during World War I. On the day of her death, Mrs. Inglethorp was overheard arguing with an unknown man and became so upset that she altered her will, but no one can find a copy of it and a murderer is on the loose.

    Regular price: £18.79

    • Mysterious Affair at Styles, with a Bonus Interview!

    • By: Agatha Christie
    • Narrated by: James Warwick
    • Length: 7 hrs and 7 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Following the critically acclaimed success of Agatha Christie's The Secret Adversary read by award-winning narrator Alison Larkin comes the very first Hercule Poirot mystery - The Mysterious Affair at Styles.

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    • 'The Secret Adversary' and 'The Mysterious Affair at Styles'

    • By: Agatha Christie
    • Narrated by: Alison Larkin, James Warwick
    • Length: 15 hrs and 56 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 30
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      3.5 out of 5 stars 25
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 27

    In this delightful double-bill of Agatha Christie's first two novels, award winning narrator/comedienne Alison Larkin and TV star James Warwick bring The Secret Adversary and The Mysterious Affair at Styles to sparkling new life.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Two Agatha Christie Greats

    • By RachieBlossom on 07-09-18

    Regular price: £23.49

    • The Mysterious Affair at Styles

    • Poirot’s First Mystery
    • By: Agatha Christie
    • Narrated by: Deaver Brown
    • Length: 6 hrs and 57 mins
    • Unabridged
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      1 out of 5 stars 20
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      1 out of 5 stars 18
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      4 out of 5 stars 16

    Poirot’s first mystery, with Captain Hastings as friend, narrator, and participant.

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • Appalling performance

    • By Eccles on 02-04-19

    Regular price: £4.19

    • The Mysterious Affair at Styles

    • By: Agatha Christie
    • Narrated by: Thomas Cardwell
    • Length: 5 hrs and 41 mins
    • Unabridged
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    The Mysterious Affair at Styles is a detective novel by British writer Agatha Christie. It was written in the middle of the First World War in 1916. Styles was Christie's first published novel. It introduced Hercule Poirot, Inspector (later, Chief Inspector) Japp, and Arthur Hastings. Poirot, a Belgian refugee of the Great War, is settling in England near the home of Emily Inglethorp, who helped him to his new life. His friend Hastings arrives as a guest at her home. When the woman is killed, Poirot uses his detective skills to solve the mystery.

    Regular price: £18.29

  • Book 2

    • Murder on the Links

    • By: Agatha Christie
    • Narrated by: Hugh Fraser
    • Length: 6 hrs
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 70
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 53
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    An urgent cry for help brings Poirot to France. But he arrives too late to save his client, whose brutally stabbed body now lies face downwards in a shallow grave on a golf course. But why is the dead man wearing his son's overcoat? And who was the impassioned love-letter in the pocket for? Before Poirot can answer these questions, the case is turned upside down by the discovery of a second, identically murdered corpse.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Hercule Poirot Book 2

    • By Amazon Customer on 15-02-19

    Regular price: £8.49

    • Murder on the links

    • By: Agatha Christie
    • Narrated by: Hugh Fraser
    • Length: 5 hrs and 59 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 136
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 116
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 115

    An urgent cry for help brings Poirot to France. But he arrives too late to save his client, whose brutally stabbed body now lies face downwards in a shallow grave on a golf course. But why is the dead man wearing his son's overcoat? And who was the impassioned love-letter in the pocket for? Before Poirot can answer these questions, the case is turned upside down by the discovery of a second, identically murdered corpse.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Really enjoyable read.

    • By Bozz on 26-04-18

    Regular price: £8.49

    • The Murder on the Links

    • A Hercule Poirot Mystery
    • By: Agatha Christie
    • Narrated by: Hugh Fraser
    • Length: 6 hrs
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 7
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 6
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    An urgent cry for help brings Poirot to France. But he arrives too late to save his client, whose brutally stabbed body now lies face downwards in a shallow grave on a golf course. But why is the dead man wearing his son's overcoat? And who was the impassioned love-letter in the pocket for? Before Poirot can answer these questions, the case is turned upside down by the discovery of a second, identically murdered corpse....

    Regular price: £19.89

    • The Murder on the Links

    • A Hercule Poirot Mystery
    • By: Agatha Christie, Gabrielle de Cuir
    • Narrated by: John Rubenstein, Gabrielle de Cuir
    • Length: 6 hrs
    • Unabridged
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    Hercule Poirot receives an urgent cry for help from a client summoning him to France. But he is too late, and arrives to find his client face down in a shallow grave on a golf course, brutally stabbed to death, and dressed in a too-large overcoat with an impassioned love letter in the pocket. With a long line of suspects including the victim's wife, his embittered son, and his mistress, Poirot works to unravel the mystery. But before Poirot can discover the meaning of the clues, a second, identically murdered corpse is found.

    Regular price: £14.19

  • Book 3

    • Poirot Investigates

    • By: Agatha Christie
    • Narrated by: David Suchet
    • Length: 5 hrs and 41 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 248
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 197
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 197

    First there was the mystery of the film star and the diamond...then came the "suicide" that was murder...the mystery of the absurdly cheap flat...a suspicious death in a locked gun-room...a million dollar bond robbery...the curse of a pharoah's tomb...a jewel robbery by the sea...the abduction of a Prime Minister...the disappearance of a banker...a phone call from a dying man...and, finally, the mystery of the missing will.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • David Suchet IS Hercule Poirot

    • By Mr. P. Hoggan on 15-06-16

    Regular price: £8.49

    • Poirot Investigates

    • A Hercule Poirot Collection
    • By: Agatha Christie
    • Narrated by: David Suchet
    • Length: 6 hrs and 54 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3
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    First there was the mystery of the film star and the diamond...then came the "suicide" that was murder...the mystery of the absurdly cheap flat...a suspicious death in a locked gun room...a million-dollar bond robbery...the curse of a pharaoh's tomb...a jewel robbery by the sea...the abduction of a prime minister...the disappearance of a banker...a phone call from a dying man...and finally, the mystery of the missing will. What links these fascinating cases? Only the brilliant deductive powers of Hercule Poirot!

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Good sleep listening

    • By Randomch on 19-05-19

    Regular price: £19.89

  • Book 4

    • The Murder of Roger Ackroyd

    • By: Agatha Christie
    • Narrated by: Hugh Fraser
    • Length: 6 hrs and 53 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 490
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 416
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 422

    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. Now, tragically, came the news that she had taken her own life with a drug overdose.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Loved It

    • By Sue on 22-07-07

    Regular price: £8.49

    • The Murder of Roger Ackroyd

    • A Hercule Poirot Mystery
    • By: Agatha Christie
    • Narrated by: Hugh Fraser
    • Length: 6 hrs and 54 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
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    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.

    Regular price: £21.99

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