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In appearance Hercule Poirot hardly resembled anancient Greek hero. Yet—reasoned the detective—like Hercules he had been responsible for riddingsociety of some of its most unpleasant monsters.
So, in the period leading up to his retirement, Poirotmakes up his mind to accept just twelve more cases:his self-imposed “Labors.” Each would go down in theannals of crime as a heroic feat of deduction.
As with all of the Agatha Christie books I read, this one was great. What I really liked about this one was that each chapter was a separate case, so I was able to easily read it... Read morePublished 1 month ago by Julie Ridenour
Agatha Christie is one of the best authors of all times. Her writing is witty, suspenseful, intelligent and always rewarding. Read morePublished 2 months ago by Carmen Vega
Agatha Christie is possibly the best mystery writer ever, however, this is not her best work. It is an interesting quick read, but, again, not her best.Published 2 months ago by Barry Rowland
Excellent, superb, exquisite! Plot, wording, characters, language, it all works together to give us a book to enjoy forever!Published 2 months ago by Lucia
Every writer has a bug, a sort of gnat, buzzing around their head, the kind giving them an idea that might blossom or be set aside. Read morePublished 5 months ago by Bruce J. Blanchard