On her way to meet her lover, Ruth Kettering is found strangled to death on the train. Missing is the valuable Heart of Fire rubies, which her father gave her. Poirot delves into the case, sorting through the stories of the passengers on the train, Ruth's lover, and her husband Derek Kettering. The eccentric and fastidious Hercule Poirot must untangle the web of lies, love, and changing affections to find Ruth's true murderer.
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When the luxurious Blue Train arrives at Nice, aguard attempts to wake serene Ruth Kettering fromher slumbers. But she will never wake again—for aheavy blow has killed her, disfiguring her featuresalmost beyond recognition. What is more, herprecious rubies are missing.
The prime suspect is Ruth’s estranged husband,Derek. Yet Hercule Poirot is not convinced, so hestages an eerie reenactment of the journey, completewith the murderer on board. . . .About the Author:
Agatha Christie was born in Torquay in 1890 and became, quite simply, the best-selling novelist in history. Her first novel, The Mysterious Affair at Styles, written towards the end of the First World War, introduced us to Hercule Poirot, who was to become the most popular detective in crime fiction since Sherlock Holmes. She is known throughout the world as the Queen of Crime. Her books have sold over a billion copies in the English language and another billion in over 100 foreign languages. She is the author of 80 crime novels and short story collections, 19 plays, and six novels under the name of Mary Westmacott.
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Descrizione libro HarperCollins Publishers Ltd, 2007. Hardcover. Condizione libro: New. Codice libro della libreria P110007250606
Descrizione libro HarperCollins Publishers Ltd, 2007. Hardcover. Condizione libro: New. book. Codice libro della libreria 0007250606
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