When Lord Edgware is found murdered thepolice are baffled. His estranged actress wife wasseen visiting him just before his death andHercule Poirot himself heard her brag of herplan to get rid of him.
But how could she have stabbed Lord Edgware in his library at exactly the same time she was seen dining with friends? It's a case that almost proves to be too much for the great Poirot.
“Any mystery writer who wants to learn how to plot should spend a few days reading Agatha Christie. She’ll show you everything you want to know.”
-Donna Leon, international bestselling author of the Commissario Guido Brunetti mysteries
“The whole case is a triumph of Poirot’s special qualities.”
-Times Literary Supplement (London)