Agatha Christie is the most widely published author of all time, outsold only by the Bible and Shakespeare. Her books have sold more than a billion copies in English and another billion in a hundred foreign languages. She died in 1976, after a prolific career spanning six decades.
"A finely shaped book, richly devious and quite brilliant--by far
the best volume of Poirot shorts."--San Francisco
"Hercule Poirot was and is the gold standard among brilliant and quirky detectives, and the Christie touch with plot and puzzle has never been equaled, much less exceeded."--John Lescroart, New York Times bestselling author
"Twelve little masterpieces of detection. Poirot and Agatha Christie at their inimitable best."--Sunday Express (London)