The Mysterious Affair at Styles

By: Agatha Christie
Published By: Double9 Books
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British author Agatha Christie wrote a detective book titled The Mysterious Affair at Styles in 1916, in the middle of the First World War. It introduced Arthur Hastings, Inspector (later Chief Inspector) Japp, and Hercule Poirot. The elderly owner of Styles Court, Emily Inglethorp, is found dead on July 18, 1918. Strychnine had been used to poison her. On his sick leave, Arthur Hastings, a Western Front soldier who is a guest at this country manor, sets out to ask Hercule Poirot for assistance.Poirot finds out that John would receive the manor property in accordance with his father's will once Emily passes away. However, she will decide how her money is split up in her own will, which she updates at least once a year. Alfred, the beneficiary of her most recent will, will now get her wealth.John is cleared of the crime by Poirot's investigations. He proves that Alfred Inglethorp carried out the murder with the assistance of his cousin Evelyn Howard. They made Emily's customary nighttime medication, which they received from her sleeping powder, fatal by adding bromide to it.On the day of the murder, Emily was upset because she discovered a letter on Alfred's desk while looking for stamps.

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Agatha Christie

English author Dame Agatha Mary Clarissa Christie, DBE (née Miller; 15 September 1890-12 January 1976) wrote 66 detective novels and 14 collections of short stories, many of which featured the fictitious investigators Hercule Poirot and Miss Marple. Additionally, she published six books under the name Mary Westmacott. On September 15, 1890, Agatha Mary Clarissa Miller was born in Torquay, Devon, into a prosperous upper-middle-class family. Her parents were Frederick Alvah Miller and Clarissa Margaret "Clara" Miller, née Boehmer. Christie has always been a keen reader. At the age of 10, she created her first poem, "The Cow Slip." Her mother took her to Paris in 1905, where she attended several boarding schools that emphasized piano and vocal instruction. At the age of 16, Christina Christie traveled to Egypt with her mother Clara, and began penning her first short stories. Writing "The House of Beauty" and other short pieces on "madness and dreams," she was inspired by her experiences in Cairo. Agatha accepted Archie's marriage proposal and they were married on Christmas Eve 1914 at Emmanuel Church in Clifton, Bristol. Archie demanded a divorce from Agatha in August 1926. At the age of 85, Christina Christie died on January 12th, 1976. She was buried in a plot that she and her husband had chosen ten years before.

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Product Details

  • Publisher: Double 9 Books
  • Publishing Year: 2023
  • Language: English
  • Paperback: 172Pages
  • ISBN-10:9356568731
  • ISBN-13:9789356568730
  • Item Weight: 258g
  • Dimension : 216 x 140 x 9.82mm
  • Country of Origin : India
  • Importer: Double 9 Books
  • Packer: Double 9 Books
  • Book Type : Fiction / Mystery & Detective