A far-from-warm welcome greets Hercule Poirotas he arrives for lunch at Lucy Angkatell's countryhouse. A man lies dying by the swimming pool, hisblood dripping into the water. His wife stands overhim, holding a revolver.
As Poirot investigates, he begins to realize that beneaththe respectable surface lies a tangle of familysecrets and everyone becomes a suspect.
“A strange, poignant book; these are deep waters, with powerful undercurrents.”
-Michel Houellebecq, award-winning international author
“A grade-A plot—the best Christie in years.”
-San Francisco Chronicle