Closed casket : the new Hercule Poirot mystery
—Hannah, Sophie, 1971- author.
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"What I intend to say to you will come as a shock ..." With these words, Lady Athelinda Playford -- one of the world's most beloved children's authors -- springs a surprise on the lawyer entrusted with her will. As guests arrive for a party at her Irish mansion, Lady Playford has decided to cut off her two children without a penny ... and leave her vast fortune to someone else: an invalid who has only weeks to live. Among Lady Playford's visitors are two strangers: the famous Belgian detective Hercule Poirot, and Inspector Edward Catchpool of Scotland Yard. Neither knows why he has been invited -- until Poirot begins to wonder if Lady Playford expects a murder. But why does she seem so determined to provoke a killer? And why -- when the crime is committed despite Poirot's best efforts to stop it -- does the identity of the victim make no sense at all?

Item Details
Disinheritance -- Fiction.
England -- Fiction.
Poirot, Hercule (Fictitious character) -- Fiction.
Private investigators -- England -- Fiction.
Wealth -- Fiction.
Women authors -- Fiction.
Other Authors:
Christie, Agatha, 1890-1976.
First edition.
viii, 302 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
"Agatha Christie"--Cover.
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