Hercule Poirot's Christmas
SUMMARY:Christie, Poirot—and murder—are never out of season. A family get-together for theholidays begins with a game, and ends in cold-blooded murder. Who better to solve it thanPoirot, who "has solved some puzzling mysteries in his time but never has his mighty brainfunctioned more brilliantly than in Hercule Poirot's Christmas" (New York Times).
My dear James
You have always been one of the most faithful and kindly of my readers, and I was therefore
seriously perturbed when I received from you a word of criticism.
You complained that my murders were getting too refined—anaemic, in fact. You yearned for a
‘good violent murder with lots of blood’. A murder where there was no doubt about its being
So this is your special story—written for you. I hope it may please.
Your affectionate sister-in-law
Contents About Agatha Christie
The Agatha Christie Collection
Part 1 December 22nd
Part 2 December 23rd
Part 3 December 24th
Part 4 December 25th
Part 5 December 26th
Part 6 December 27th
Part 7 December 28th