In Silkworm, Robert Galbraith, I meant J K Rowling, has nailed the magic formula of a good detective story once again. Here there are a host of suspects, all of whom have read the author's libelous and disturbing final novel.
Poirot Investigates is the third volume in the collection of Christie's Poirot series, a collection of short stories, better than most mystery collections, having been written by the best selling author of all time. The collection features the Belgian detective Hercule Poirot and his powerful, little grey cells.
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes collects the first twelve Sherlock Holmes stories, originally published in The Strand magazine throughout 1891-1892. The first story in the collection, "A Scandal in Bohemia," is the story that made Holmes and his creator a household name.
Originally published in 1923, The Murder on the Links is the second in the popular Hercule Poirot series. This is the second major case for Poirot, following on from "The Mysterious Affair of Styles". Hercule Poirot and Arthur Hastings find themselves in France summoned to speak with a client. However upon their arrival, the client is dead and there 's no shortage of suspects.
The Mysterious Affair at Styles is Agatha Christie’s debut novel, published in 1920, and the first featuring her detective, Hercule Poirot. By any standards it is an assured and well written debut novel and, considering the period it was written, it is also remarkably undated.
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