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The Mysterious Affair at Styles (Dodo Press)

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Published by Dodo Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Crime & mystery,
  • Mystery & Detective - General,
  • Fiction / Mystery & Detective / General,
  • Fiction,
  • Fiction - Mystery/ Detective,
  • Mystery/Suspense

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages212
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8408463M
    ISBN 101406513660
    ISBN 109781406513660


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The Mysterious Affair at Styles shows us the author’s gifts at the very start of that career. Inspired in part by a dare from her sister Madge, Christie herself remembers the challenge. Inspired in part by a dare from her sister Madge, Christie herself remembers the challenge/5(K).

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About The Mysterious Affair at Styles Agatha Christie’s debut novel was the first to feature Hercule Poirot, her famously eccentric Belgian detective. A refugee of the Great War, Poirot is settling in England near Styles Court, the country estate of his wealthy benefactress, the elderly Emily Inglethorp.

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It also introduced Arthur Hastings, who appears in a number of other Poirot novels. The story begins with Hastings arriving at Styles Court to visit an old friend and his family/5(5). the mysterious affair at styles by agatha christie contents chapter i.

i go to styles chapter ii. the 16th and 17th of july chapter iii. the night of the tragedy chapter iv. poirot investigates chapter v. "it isn't strychnine, is it?" chapter vi. the inquest chapter vii.

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(The Mysterious Affair at Styles had previously been serialized in the UK’s The Times in February of that year.) The first edition of the novel has a hardcover with pages. Beneath the dustjacket illustrated by Alfred James Dewey, the book is covered in pale brown cloth with dark green lettering on the upper cover and spine.

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The Mysterious Affair at Styles was the book that introduced both Agatha Christie and her fictional sleuth Hercule Poirot to the literary world. Following a dare from her sister Madge who bet Christie couldn’t write a detective novel in which the reader would be able to correctly guess the murderer, Christie got to work on her first detective.

Published inThe Mysterious Affair at Styles features the first outing by everyone’s favourite Belgian – Hercule Poirot. The Mysterious Affair at Styles is narrated by Arthur Hastings. Recuperating on sick leave from the war, he is invited to stay at Styles. By Book Seeker on The Murder of Roger Ackroyd; A Hercule Poirot Mystery The Mysterious Affair at Styles introduces us to the legendary detective as he puts his extraordinary talents toward solving a murder at an English country estate.

Set in Essex in the English countryside, The Mysterious Affair at Styles is one of the great classic murder mysteries. The victim, Mrs. Emily Inglethorp, is the wealthy mistress of Styles Court. After an evening of entertaining family and guests, she is found poisoned in her locked bedroom.

BOOK MENTIONED The Mysterious affair at styles by Agatha Christie (Different Edition) - "A Lesson in Murder": When Jack and Sarah are called in to investigate mysterious pranks at Cherringham Girls School, it seems at first that it might be the work of a few mean pupils with a grudge.

But things quickly turn serious when a popular teacher meets a sudden, violent death. The Mysterious Affair at Styles has its place in literature history as not only the first Hercule Poirot story, but as the first novel ever published by Agatha Christie.

Set init is narrated by Captain Hastings and sees Poirot, the iconic detective, living in a small Essex village – Styles – having left his native Belgium due to the war.The heiress of Styles has been murdered, dying in agony from strychnine slipped into her coffee.

And there are plenty who would gain from her death: the financially strapped stepson, the gold digging younger husband, and an embittered daughter-in-law.

Agatha Christie's eccentric and hugely popular detective, Hercule Poirot, was introduced to the world in this book, which launched her career as /5(8)." The Mysterious Affair at Styles introduced the world to two lasting heroes: new author Agatha Christie, and her sleuthing protagonist, Hercule ie ushered in the "Golden Age" of crime novels, and continues to mystify - and delight - her many faithful readers." (The New York Public Library's Books .