Curtain by Agatha Christie
Poirot's Last Case: Hercule Poirot Investigates (Hercule Poirot Mysteries)

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The house guests at Styles seemed perfectly to Captain Hastings: there was his own daughter Judith, an inoffensive ornithologist called Norton, dashing Mr Allerton, brittle Miss Cole, Doctor Franklin and his fragile wife Barbara, Nurse Craven, Colonel Luttrell and his charming wife Daisy, and the charismatic Boyd-Carrington.

So Hastings was shocked when Poirot declared that one of them was a five-times murderer. True, the ageing detective was crippled with arthritis, but had his deductive instincts finally deserted him?...

 

About Agatha Christie

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Agatha Christie is the most widely published author of all time and in any language, outsold only by the Bible and Shakespeare. Her books have sold over a billion copies in English and another billion in a hundred foreign countries. She is the author of eighty novels and short-story collections, nineteen plays, and six novels under the name Mary Westmacott. She died in 1976.
 
Published October 3, 2006 by William Morrow Paperbacks. 224 pages
Genres: Mystery, Thriller & Suspense, Literature & Fiction, Education & Reference, Horror, History, Crime, Political & Social Sciences. Fiction

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This audio version of Poirot's final case is masterfully narrated by Hugh Fraser, familiar to Christie fans as the actor who played Captain Hastings in the television series, Agatha Christie's Poirot.

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... Shortly before her death Christie gave permission for the book to be ... In Curtain,
the final book in the series, Poirot and Hastings come back ...

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Poirot knows the identity of X, a murderer who is present at Styles but will not tell Hastings, because Hastings would not be able to conceal his knowledge – his face would give him away.

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