Sheila Webb expected to find a respectable blind lady waiting for her at 19 Wilbraham Crescent--not the body of a middle-aged man sprawled across the living room floor. But when old Miss Pebmarsh denies sending for her in the first place, or of owning all the clocks that surround the body, it's clear that they are going to need a very good detective.
"This crime is so complicated that it must be quite simple," declares Hercule Poirot. But there's a murderer on the loose, and time is ticking away....
About the Author
Agatha Christie is the most widely published author of all time, outsold only by the Bible and Shakespeare. Her books have sold more than a billion copies in English and another billion in a hundred foreign languages. She died in 1976. Sophie Hannah is the internationally bestselling author of nine psychological thrillers, which have been published in more than 20 countries and adapted for television. Sophie is an Honorary Fellow of Lucy Cavendish College, Cambridge, and as a poet has been shortlisted for the TS Eliot Prize.
“Hercule Poirot is one of those rare fictional characters who came to shape my thinking as both a lawyer and a crime novelist.”
-James Grippando, New York Times bestselling author of the Jack Swyteck Novels
“Here is the grand-manner detective story in all its glory.”
-New York Times Book Review
“Christie addicts will cherish this book. Total absorption is guaranteed.”
-Sunday Times (London)