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The ABC Murders (facsimile edition)

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The ABC Murders (facsimile edition) by Agatha Christie
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This is a facsmile copy of the first edition hardback of the Poirot books, published to mark the 80th anniversary of his first appearance and to celebrate his new-found success on television. There's a serial killer on the loose, bent on working his way through the alphabet. And as a macabre calling card, he leaves beside each victim's corpe the "ABC Railway Guide" open at the name of the town where the murder has taken place. Having begun with Andover, Bexhill and then Churston, there seems little chance of the murderer being caught - until he makes the crucial and vain mistake of challenging Hercule Poirot to frustrate his plans!

This title in a collection of facsimile first editions is the perfect way to experience Agatha Christie. Reproducing the original typesetting and format of the first edition from the Christie family's own archive, this book sports the original cover which has been painstakingly restored to its original glory.

Author Biography

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 44 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.
Release date NZ
September 4th, 2006
Country of Publication
United Kingdom
Edition
Facsimile edition
Imprint
HarperCollins Publishers Ltd
Pages
256
Series
Dimensions
126x190x26
ISBN-13
9780007234431
Product ID
1645320

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