Hickory Dickory Dock (Paperback)

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Hercule Poirot doesn t need all his detective skillsto realize something is troubling his secretary, MissLemon she has made three mistakes in a simpleletter. It seems an outbreak of kleptomania at thestudent hostel in which her sister works isdistracting his usually efficient assistant.

Deciding that desperate times call for desperatemeasures, the great detective agrees to investigate.Unknown to Poirot, however, desperation isa motive he shares with a killer. . . .

About the Author


Agatha Christie is the best-selling author of all time. She wrote eighty crime novels and story collections, fourteen plays, and several other books. Her books have sold roughly four billion copies and have been translated into 45 languages. She is the creator of the two most enduring figures in crime literature--Hercule Poirot and Miss Jane Marple--and author of "The Mousetrap", the longest-running play in the history of modern theatre. Christie was born in Torquay, Devon in 1890. She died in 1976 in Wallingford, Oxfordshire.

Praise For…


“When it comes to fiendish plotting, there’s nobody to compare with Agatha Christie.”
-Peter Robinson, New York Times bestselling author of the Inspector Banks novels

“The Christie fan of longest standing, who thinks he knows every one of her tricks, will still be surprised by some of the twists here.”
-New York Times

“The characters are as good as ever and there is plenty of entertainment.”
-Times Literary Supplement (London)

Product Details
ISBN: 9780062073969
ISBN-10: 0062073966
Publisher: Harper Paperbacks
Publication Date: September 27th, 2011
Pages: 237
Language: English