The Resource Black coffee : a Hercule Poirot novel, by Agatha Christie ; adapted as a novel by Charles Osborne

Black coffee : a Hercule Poirot novel, by Agatha Christie ; adapted as a novel by Charles Osborne

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Black coffee : a Hercule Poirot novel
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Black coffee
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a Hercule Poirot novel
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by Agatha Christie ; adapted as a novel by Charles Osborne
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eng
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An urgent call from physicist Sir Claud Amory sends famed detective Hercule Poirot rushing from London to a sprawling country estate. Sir Claud fears a member of his own household wants to steal a secret formula destined for the Ministry of Defense. But Poirot arrives too late. The formula is missing. Worse, Sir Claud has been poisoned by his after-dinner coffee. Poirot soon identifies a potent brew of despair, treachery, and deception amid the mansion's occupants. Now he must find the formula and the killer...while letting no poison slip 'twix his own lips
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Title
Black coffee
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A novel based on a 1930s play in which detective Hercule Poirot investigates the murder of a British scientist and the theft of his formula for an atomic explosive. Suspects range from his son, heavily in debt, to an Italian lady spy
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005647
Cataloging source
OCO
Dewey number
823/.914
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
LC call number
PR6065.S15
LC item number
B58 1999
Literary form
fiction
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Target audience
adult
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a Hercule Poirot novel
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a Hercule Poirot novel
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by Agatha Christie ; adapted as a novel by Charles Osborne
Black coffee : a Hercule Poirot novel, by Agatha Christie ; adapted as a novel by Charles Osborne
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Black coffee : a Hercule Poirot novel, by Agatha Christie ; adapted as a novel by Charles Osborne
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Excerpt from The Unexpected Guest by Agatha Christie, adapted as a novel by Charles Osborne, (p. [283]-290)
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Dimensions
18 cm.
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Edition
St. Martin's Paperbacks ed.
Extent
290 p.
Isbn
9780312970079
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
98021147
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cat13
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
  • ocm42263678
  • (OCoLC)42263678

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