A mystery featuring Hercule Poirot who is called upon to investigate a series of thefts at a student hostel.
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Agatha Christie is known throughout the world as the Queen of Crime. Her books have sold over a billion copies in English with another billion in over 70 foreign languages. She is the most widely published author of all time and in any language, outsold only by the Bible and Shakespeare. She is the author of 80 crime novels and short story collections, 20 plays, and six novels written under the name of Mary Westmacott.Dalla quarta di copertina:
Hercule Poirot doesn't need all his detective skills to realise something is troubling his secretary, Miss Lemon – she has made three mistakes in a simple letter. It seems an outbreak of kleptomania at the student hostel in which her sister works is distracting his usually efficient assistant.
Deciding that desperate times call for desperate measures, the great detective agrees to investigate.
Unknown to Poirot, however, desperation is a motive he shares with a killer…
"The characters are as good as ever and there is plenty of entertainment."
'Times Literary Supplement'
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Descrizione libro HARPERCOLLINS, 1996. Paperback. Condizione libro: New. book. Codice libro della libreria 0006170005