The Mysterious Affair at Styles (Hercule Poirot Mysteries) download epub
by Agatha Christie
Agatha Christie’s first novel, The Mysterious Affair at Styles, was written towards the end of World War I (during which she served in the Voluntary Aid Detachments)
Agatha Christie’s first novel, The Mysterious Affair at Styles, was written towards the end of World War I (during which she served in the Voluntary Aid Detachments). In it she created Hercule Poirot, the little Belgian investigator who was destined to become the most popular detective in crime fiction since Sherlock Holmes. After having been rejected by a number of houses, The Mysterious Affair at Styles was eventually published by The Bodley Head in 1920. In 1926, now averaging a book a year, Agatha Christie wrote her masterpiece.
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Part of Hercule Poirot series by Agatha Christie. Produced by Charles Keller, David Widger and Martin Witzenburg. The mysterious affair at styles. Chapter I. I go to styles chapter II. The 16TH and 17TH of july chapter III. The night of the tragedy chapter IV. Poirot investigates chapter V. "IT Isn't strychnine, is IT?" Chapter VI. The inquest chapter VII. Poirot pays his debts chapter VIII. Fresh suspicions chapter IX. Dr. bauerstein chapter X. the arrest chapter XI.
Christie first published The Mysterious Affair at Styles in 1921 and the book has stood the test of time. Poirot mentions that Hastings should use his gray cells, and he seems a step ahead of both Hastings and Scotland Yard Inspector Japp. Agatha Christie did not start out as a Master of the mystery genre, but she persisted and went on to solve some difficult literary problems with the genre via her books – literary problems that had even stumped the illustrious Sir Arthur Conan Doyle. Specifically, the problem with introducing too many clues that end up canceling each other out). And, she knows her Shakespeare!
Despite the name of the book being 'The Mysterious Affair At Styles' the word 'the' is, for some reason, left out. - There are no page numbers
I tend to read mysteries as palette cleansers in between denser reads but at count I have read four mysteries this month and perhaps I can squeeze in another. In fact, February should be mystery month.
I tend to read mysteries as palette cleansers in between denser reads but at count I have read four mysteries this month and perhaps I can squeeze in another. On that note, what better way to spend the lingering winter days with the Queen of Crime, Dame Agatha Christie herself. The Mysterious Affair at Styles is her first case that introduced Hercule Poirot to the world, and, as usual, Dame Christie did not disappoint.
First published in 1920, The Mysterious Affair at Styles was Agatha Christie's first .
First published in 1920, The Mysterious Affair at Styles was Agatha Christie's first novel. It introduced the world to Hercule Poirot, Christie's Belgian detective, who would go on to be featured in 39 of her novels. The mystery begins with the death of Emily Inglethorp at Styles, a manor in the English countryside. Captain Hastings, a guest at the house, calls upon his friend Poirot to help investigate. The obvious suspect is Emily's husband, who stood to inherit a large fortune upon her death.
I. I go to styles II. The 16TH and 17TH of july III. The night of the tragedy IV. Poirot investigates V. "IT Isn't strychnine, is IT?" VI. The inquest VII. Poirot pays his debts VIII. Fresh suspicions IX. bauerstein X. the arrest XI.
Hence, The Mysterious Affair at Styles, Dame Agatha’s first book, in which we meet the man who (thanks to David Suchet’s definitive portrayal) is now world famous: Hercule Poirot. Poirot is a retired Belgian policeman, now a displaced refugee (the book was written, and takes place during the years of the First World War) who has only recently arrived in England, and is living in the village of Styles St. Mary.