Closed Casket

Closed Casket

The New Hercule Poirot Mystery

Book - 2016
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"What I intend to say to you will come as a shock." With these words, Lady Athelinda Playford one of the world's most beloved children's authors springs a surprise on the lawyer entrusted with her will. As guests arrive for a party at her Irish mansion, Lady Playford has decided to cut off her two children without a penny and leave her vast fortune to someone else: an invalid who has only weeks to live. Among Lady Playford's visitors are two strangers: the famous Belgian detective Hercule Poirot, and Inspector Edward Catchpool of Scotland Yard. Neither knows why he has been invited until Poirot begins to wonder if Lady Playford expects a murder. But why does she seem so determined to provoke a killer? And why when the crime is committed despite Poirot's best efforts to stop it does the identity of the victim make no sense at all?
Publisher: London :, HarperCollins,, 2016.
Branch Call Number: MYSTERY
Characteristics: x, 371 pages :,maps ;,24 cm.
Additional Contributors: Christie, Agatha 1890-1976.

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