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By Agatha Christie

A full-length Hercule Poirot novel, tailored from Agatha Christie’s level play by way of Charles Osborne

Sir Claud Amory’s progressive new formulation for a strong explosive is stolen. Locking his house-guests within the library, Sir Claud switches off the lighting to permit the thief to switch the formulation, no questions requested. whilst the lighting come on, he's lifeless, and Hercule Poirot and Captain Hastings need to get to the bottom of a tangle of relatives feuds, outdated flames and suspicious foreigners to discover the killer and stop an international catastrophe.

BLACK espresso used to be Agatha Christie’s first playscript, initially played in 1930 and made right into a now rarely-seen movie the subsequent 12 months. Combining her often beguiling plot and glowing discussion along with his personal devoted narrative, Charles Osborne’s novelisation is ‘A priceless addition to the Christie canon’ (The Spectator)

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It was from Leith telling me not to catch the train. He'd changed his mind. He said to t a k e t h e suitcase up to his apartment and leave it t h e r e and go back to my apartment and wait until I heard from him. So I did it. I t suited me—I don't like to ride on trains. " Sergeant Ackley's eyes were bulging. " "Certainly. Then I got married and had to give up the idea of traveling. " "And your suitcase? " "Oh, Mr. Leith brought it back here t h e next morning. " IN ROUND FIGURES 47 Sergeant Ackley fitted t h e mental picture puzzle together.

F r a n k Millsap . . " he stammered. BIRD IN THE HAND 59 "Yes," snapped Lester Leith, "Millsap, and I fail to see any reason for excitement or comment. " The clerk took a deep breath, gripped the sides ofthe counter. "But Mr. Cogley came here . . " snapped Lester Leith. "Who the devil said anything about a Mister Cogley? The room was reserved for Miss Cogley, my niece. And I want to warn you t h a t she's suffering from a certain type of nervous disorder and any commotion is quite likely to raise t h e devil with her nerves.

Oh, Mr. Leith brought it back here t h e next morning. " IN ROUND FIGURES 47 Sergeant Ackley fitted t h e mental picture puzzle together. " "On my honeymoon. Times are good. Lester Leith employed m e a t twenty-five dollars a day as a h u m a n elephant, my husband a t the same figure as a walking skeleton. When his side show blew u p he gave us a month's pay in lieu of notice; and the apartment's rented until the middle of the month and t h e r e n t paid. " "Well," remarked Sergeant Ackley, "I'm a cock-eyed—" The woman nodded cheerfully.

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