It is Christmas Eve. The Lee family reunion is shattered by a deafening crash of furniture, followed by a high-pitched wailing scream. Upstairs, the tyrannical Simeon Lee lies dead in a pool of blood, his throat slashed.
But when Hercule Poirot, who is staying in the village with a friend for Christmas, offers to assist, he finds an atmosphere not of mourning but of mutual suspicion.
It seems everyone had their own reason to hate the old man…
|Series||Agatha Christie #20|
|Original title||Hercule Poirot's Christmas|
|Year||H. Aschehoug & Co., 1985|
|Google Books ID||CvcY3ia9xB4C|
|Open Library ID||OL24320732M|