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Hercule Poirot Mysteries

The Clocks

A Hercule Poirot Mystery

About the Book

Time is ticking away for a murderer in Agatha Christie’s classic, The Clocks, as Hercule Poirot investigates the strange case of a corpse surrounded by numerous timepieces in a blind woman’s house.

Sheila Webb expected to find a respectable blind lady waiting for her at 19 Wilbraham Crescent—not the body of a middle-aged man sprawled across the living room floor. But when old Miss Pebmarsh denies sending for her in the first place, or of owning all the clocks that surround the body, it’s clear that they are going to need a very good detective.

“This crime is so complicated that it must be quite simple,” declares Poirot. But there’s a murderer on the loose, and time is ticking away.…

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Critical Praise

“Hercule Poirot is one of those rare fictional characters who came to shape my thinking as both a lawyer and a crime novelist.” —James Grippando, New York Times bestselling author of the Jack Swyteck Novels

“Here is the grand-manner detective story in all its glory.” —New York Times Book Review

“Christie addicts will cherish this book. Total absorption is guaranteed.” —Sunday Times (London)

Product Details

  • ISBN: 9780062073815
  • ISBN 10: 0062073818
  • Imprint: William Morrow Paperbacks
  • On Sale: 06/14/2011
  • Pages: 320
  • List Price: 17.50 CAD
  • BISAC1: FICTION / Mystery & Detective / Traditional
  • BISAC2: FICTION / Crime
  • BISAC3: FICTION / Historical

The Clocks by Agatha Christie

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