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“Hercule Poirot was and is the gold standard among brilliant and quirky detectives, and the Christie touch with plot and puzzle has never been equaled, much less exceeded.” (John Lescroart, New York Times bestselling author)
“A finely shaped book, richly devious and quite brilliantby far the best volume of Poirot shorts.” (San Francisco Chronicle)
“Twelve little masterpieces of detection. Poirot and Agatha Christie at their inimitable best.” (Sunday Express (London))
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.See all Editorial Reviews
Of course, Agatha Christie is always a winner, and Poirot is always topnotch. But I should warn you, in all fairness that these are not his well-known cases. Read morePublished 19 days ago by net mcclintock
I am an Agatha Christie fan in every way. "The Labours of Hercules" is my favorite Christie volume. Read morePublished 1 month ago by Lorraine M. Davis
love her novels but don't like the short stories as much.Published 2 months ago by Patrick lancaster
This is H. P. at his best. Very good for those who love Christie and are just getting into H.P.Published 3 months ago by Natalie Gould
Love the series of the Labors of Hercules. The movie version jumbled up the stories, I prefer the book.Published 4 months ago by Alexandria Peters
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 6 months ago by Julie Ridenour