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The American Libraries collection includes material contributed from across the United States. Institutions range from the Library of Congress to many local public libraries. As a whole, this collection of material brings holdings that cover many facets of American life and scholarship into the public domain. Significant portions of this collection have been generously sponsored by Microsoft, Yahoo!, The Sloan Foundation, and others.


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by Christie, Agatha, 1890-1976
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The mirror crack'd.--A Caribbean mystery.--Nemesis.--What Mrs. McGillicuddy saw!--The body in the library
Topics: Marple, Jane (Fictitious character), Detective and mystery stories, English, Women detectives
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by Christie, Agatha, 1890-1976
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"Also published as: Poirot loses a client."
Topic: Poirot, Hercule (Fictitious character)
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by Christie, Agatha, 1890-1976
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Peril at end house -- The murder at Hazelmoor -- Easy to kill -- Ten little Indians -- Evil under the sun
Topic: Detective and mystery stories, English
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by Christie, Agatha, 1890-1976
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Melodrama; 5 male roles, 3 female roles
Topics: Mystery/Suspense, Detective and mystery plays, English
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by Christie, Agatha, 1890-1976
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A widow's sudden suicide sparks rumors that she murdered her first husband, was being blackmailed, and was carrying on a secrey affair with the wealthy Roger Ackroyd. The following evening, Ackroyd is murdered in his locked study, but not before receiving a letter identifying the widow's blackmailer. Kings Abbot is crawling with suspects and it's up to famous detective, Hercule Poirot, to solve the case
Topic: Poirot, Hercule (Fictitious character)
Source: inlibrary
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by Christie, Agatha, 1890-1976
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POIROT INVESTIGATES: Adventue of "The western star" -- Tragedy at Marsdon Manor -- Adventure of the cheap flat -- Mystery of hunter's lodge -- Million dollar bond robbery -- Adventure of the Egyptian tomb -- Jewel robbery at the Grand Metropolitan -- Kidnappped prime minister -- Disappearance of Mr. Davenheim -- Adventure of the Italian nobleman -- Case of the missing will -- Veiled lady -- Lost mine -- Chocolate box -- DEAD MAN'S MIRROR: Dead man's mirror -- Incredible theft --...
Topics: Poirot, Hercule (Fictitious character), Detective and mystery stories, English, Private...
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"Original British title: Hickory, dickory, dock."
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by Christie, Agatha, 1890-1976
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Formerly titled Murder in the Calais coach
Topics: Poirot, Hercule (Fictitious character), Private investigators, Orient Express (Express train)
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by Christie, Agatha, 1890-1976
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"Would you like to see a picture of a murderer?" So asks a stranger of Miss Jane Marple while she is vacationing on luxurious St. Honore. Before she has a chance to answer, the mystery man vanishes, only to be found dead the following day. Now Miss Marple is asking the questions: What happened to the curious photo: Why is the hotelier prone to nightmares? Why doesn't the most-talked-about guest, a reclusive millionaire, ever leave his room? Any why is Miss Marple fearing for her own...
Topics: Marple, Jane (Fictitious character), Women detectives, Detective and mystery stories
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by Christie, Agatha, 1890-1976; Berkley Books; Copyright Paperback Collection (Library of Congress) DLC
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"Also published as The Tuesday Club murders."
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Topic: Detective and mystery stories, English
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by Christie, Agatha, 1890-1976
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The edge -- The actress -- While the light lasts -- The house of dreams -- The lonely god -- Manx gold -- Within the wall -- The mystery of the Spanish chest -- The harlequin tea set
Topics: Detective and mystery stories, English, Detective and mystery stories
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by Christie, Agatha, 1890-1976
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Topics: Poirot, Hercule (Fictitious character), Private investigators, Detective and mystery stories,...
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by Christie, Agatha, 1890-1976
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A story of murder in the village of King's Abbot, and the power of guilt that brings the story to conclusion
Topic: Detective and mystery stories
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by Christie, Agatha, 1890-1976; American Popular Literature Collection. IDeKN
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Included in the APL Collection because of the number of American editions published
Topic: Detective and mystery stories
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by Christie, Agatha, 1890-1976
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Topics: Detective and mystery stories, English, Poirot, Hercule (Fictitious character)
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by Christie, Agatha, 1890-1976
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The Tuesday club murders. The Tuesday night club ; The idol house of Astarte ; Ingots of gold ; The bloodstained pavement ; Motive v. opportunity ; The thumbmark of St. Peter ; The blue geranium ; The companion ; The four suspects ; A Christmas tragedy ; The herb of death ; The affair at the bungalow ; Death by drowning -- The regatta mystery. Miss Marple tells a story -- Three blind mice. Strange jest ; The case of the perfect maid ; The case of the caretaker ; Tape-measure murder -- Double...
Topics: Marple, Jane (Fictitious character), Detective and mystery stories, English, Women detectives
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by Christie, Agatha, 1890-1976
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"A Kangaroo book."
Topic: Detective and mystery stories
Topics: Poirot, Hercule (Fictitious character), Marple, Jane (Fictitious character), Private investigators,...
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Topic: Detective and mystery stories
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by Christie, Agatha, 1890-1976
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Topics: Detective and mystery stories, Poirot, Hercule (Fictitious character)
"The Mirror Cracked" -- Marian Gregg, the famous film actress, witnesses a murder in her country home, Gossington Hall. Then that unassuming spinster Miss Marple who just happens to be a crackerjack amateur sleuth, agrees to a request from a friend to look into the crime
Topic: Marple, Jane (Fictitious character)
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by Christie, Agatha, 1890-1976
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Topic: Poirot, Hercule (Fictitious character)
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The secret adversary -- The murder of Roger Ackroyd -- The boomerang clue -- The moving finger -- Death comes as the end
Topic: Detective and mystery stories, English
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by Christie, Agatha, 1890-1976
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The adventure of "The western star" -- The tragedy at Marsdon manor -- The adventure of the cheap flat -- The mystery of Hunter's lodge -- A million dollar bond robbery -- The adventure of the Egyptian tomb -- The jewel robbery at the Grand Metropolitan -- The kidnapped prime minister -- The disappearance of Mr. Davenhelm -- The adventure of the Italian nobleman -- The case of the missing will -- The veiled lady -- The lost mine -- The chocolate box
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Topics: Detective and mystery stories, Poirot, Hercule (Fictitious character)
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by Christie, Agatha, 1890-1976; Godfrey, Thomas, 1945-
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22 stories by Agatha Christie, Ngaio Marsh, Dorothy L. Sayers, Margery Allingham, G. K. Chesterton, Wilkie Collins, Arthur Conan Doyle, P. D. James, and others
Topics: Detective and mystery stories, English, Country homes, Country life, Manors
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by Osborne, Charles, 1927-; Christie, Agatha, 1890-1976. Black coffee
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A novel based on a 1930s play in which detective Hercule Poirot investigates the murder of a British scientist and the theft of his formula for an atomic explosive. Suspects range from his son, heavily in debt, to an Italian lady spy
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Topics: Poirot, Hercule (Fictitious character), Defense information, Classified, Private investigators
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by Christie, Agatha, 1890-1976
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A Miss Marple murder mystery
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by Christie, Agatha, 1890-1976
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Cover artwork copyright c1986
Topics: Private investigators, Poirot, Hercule (Fictitious character), Belgians, Belgians, Poirot, Hercule...
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by Christie, Agatha, 1890-1976
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"Originally published under the title: Murder for Christmas."
Topics: Poirot, Hercule (Fictitious character), Private investigators, Murder, Christmas stories
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by Christie, Agatha, 1890-1976
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Topics: Poirot, Hercule (Fictitious character), Oliver, Ariadne (Fictitious character), Novelists, English
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by Christie, Agatha, 1890-1976
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by Christie, Agatha, 1890-1976
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"Large print popular author library"--Jacket
Topic: Large type books
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by Christie, Agatha, 1890-1976
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by Christie, Agatha, 1890-1976; Ludlow, Mike
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Cover painting by Mike Ludlow
Topic: Detective and mystery stories, English
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by Christie, Agatha, 1890-1976
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Topic: Fiction in English 1900-1945 Texts
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by Christie, Agatha, 1890-1976
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Topics: Beresford, Tommy (Fictitious character), Beresford, Tuppence (Fictitious character), Private...
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by Christie, Agatha, 1890-1976; Berkley Books; Copyright Paperback Collection (Library of Congress) DLC
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Source: Copyright deposit, Oct. 15, 1991
Topics: Poirot, Hercule (Fictitious character), Private investigators
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by Christie, Agatha, 1890-1976; Simenon, Georges, 1903-1989. Maigret in New York; Crane, Frances Kirkwood. Death in lilac time
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So many steps to death originally published in London in 1954 under title: Destination unknown
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by Christie, Agatha, 1890-1976
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Thirteen at dinner.--Murder on the Orient express.--The ABC murders.--Cards on the table.--Death on the Nile
Topics: Poirot, Hercule (Fictitious character), Private investigators, Detective and mystery stories,...
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by Christie, Agatha, 1890-1976
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Topics: Beresford, Tommy (Fictitious character), Beresford, Tuppence (Fictitious character), Private...
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by Christie, Agatha, 1890-1976
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"A Dell book, 18692."
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by Christie, Agatha, 1890-1976
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by Christie, Agatha, 1890-1976
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Short stories
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Topics: Poirot, Hercule (Fictitious character), Private investigators
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by Christie, Agatha, 1890-1976
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by Christie, Agatha, 1890-1976
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The murder at the vicarage -- Dead man's folly -- Sad cypress -- Towards zero -- N or M?
Topic: Detective and mystery stories, English
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by Christie, Agatha, 1890-1976
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"A Dell book."
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by Christie, Agatha, 1890-1976
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A story of a Catholic priest who was murdered after hearing a dying woman's confession. On his body was discovered a list of names, mysterious in that the people had nothing in common; yet, Mark Easterbrook came to discover a connection upon investigation
Topic: Detective and mystery stories
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by Christie, Agatha, 1890-1976
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"A Poirot classic in large print"--Jacket
Topics: Poirot, Hercule (Fictitious character), Detective and mystery stories, English, Private...
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by Christie, Agatha, 1890-1976; Berkley Books; Copyright Paperback Collection (Library of Congress) DLC
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"Also published as There is a tide..."
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Miss Jane Marple, whose house in St. Mary Mead is close to the scene of the crime gives Scotland Yard her gracious cooperation in solving a poisoning that takes place at a village reception where the hostess is a lovely film star
Topics: Marple, Jane (Fictitious character), Women detectives
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by Christie, Agatha, 1890-1976
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Topic: Poirot, Hercule (Fictitious character)
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by Christie, Agatha, 1890-1976
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Originally published in 1925 by Dodd, Mead & Company, Inc
Topics: Battle, Superintendent (Fictitious character), Detective and mystery stories, English
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by Christie, Agatha, 1890-1976; Christie, Agatha, 1890-1976. Murder in three acts
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"The Greenway edition."
Topic: Poirot, Hercule (Fictitious character)
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by Christie, Agatha, 1890-1976
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The mirror crack'd.--A Caribbean mystery.--Nemesis.--What Mrs. McGillicuddy saw!--The body in the library
Topics: Marple, Jane (Fictitious character), Detective and mystery stories, English, Women detectives
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by Christie, Agatha, 1890-1976
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The Tuesday club murders. The Tuesday night club ; The idol house of Astarte ; Ingots of gold ; The bloodstained pavement ; Motive v. opportunity ; The thumbmark of St. Peter ; The blue geranium ; The companion ; The four suspects ; A Christmas tragedy ; The herb of death ; The affair at the bungalow ; Death by drowning -- The regatta mystery. Miss Marple tells a story -- Three blind mice. Strange jest ; The case of the perfect maid ; The case of the caretaker ; Tape-measure murder -- Double...
Topic: Detective and mystery stories, English
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Topics: Poirot, Hercule (Fictitious character), Detective and mystery stories, English
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by Christie, Agatha, 1890-1976
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On cover: A Jane Marple murder mystery
Topics: Mystery & Detective - General, Fiction / Mystery & Detective / General, Fiction - Mystery/...
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by Christie, Agatha, 1890-1976; Christie, Agatha, 1890-1976. Thirteen at dinner; Christie, Agatha, 1890-1976. Murder on the Orient Express; Christie, Agatha, 1890-1976. ABC murders; Christie, Agatha, 1890-1976. Cards on the table; Christie, Agatha, 1890-1976. Death on the Nile; Christie, Agatha, 1890-1976. Murder on the Calais coach
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Reprint of works originally copyrighted 1933-1937
Topic: Detective and mystery stories, English
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by Christie, Agatha, 1890-1976
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Topics: Poirot, Hercule (Fictitious character), Private investigators, Murder, Detective and mystery stories
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by Christie, Agatha, 1890-1976
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"A Dell book."
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by Christie, Agatha, 1890-1976
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Topic: Poirot, Hercule (Fictitious character)
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by Christie, Agatha, 1890-1976
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"A Berkley book."
Topic: Poirot, Hercule (Fictitious character)
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by Christie, Agatha, 1890-1976
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Topic: Detective and mystery stories, English
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by Christie, Agatha, 1890-1976
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Murder and conspiracy go up in smoke ..
Topic: Detective and mystery stories
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Thirteen at dinner -- The A.B.C. murders -- Funerals are fatal
Topics: Poirot, Hercule (Fictitious character), Private investigators, Detective and mystery stories,...
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by Christie, Agatha, 1890-1976
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Topic: Detective and mystery stories
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by Christie, Agatha, 1890-1976
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"First Pocket Books printing, January 1951"--Title page verso
Topics: Mystery & Detective - Traditional British, Fiction / Mystery & Detective / General, Fiction...
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by Christie, Agatha, 1890-1976
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Styles Court, a magnificent country estate, should have been left to John Cavendish, but instead was left to his stepmother Emily, who promptly married a fortune hunter ... and promptly met her death!
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Topics: Mystery & Detective - General, Fiction - Mystery/ Detective, Poirot, Hercule (Fictitious...
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by Christie, Agatha, 1890-1976
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Topics: Poirot, Hercule (Fictitious character), Private investigators, Large type books, Detective and...
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by Christie, Agatha, 1890-1976
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"The Agatha Christie mystery collection / April 1987"--T.p. verso
Topics: Poirot, Hercule (Fictitious character), Detective and mystery stories
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by Christie, Agatha, 1890-1976. 195154
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Topics: Poirot, Hercule (Fictitious character), Private investigators
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Previously published in 1939
Topics: Poirot, Hercule (Fictitious character), Private investigators
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by Christie, Agatha, 1890-1976
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"A Dell book."