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Elephants Can Remember: A Hercule Poirot Mystery (Hercule Poirot Mysteries)

By Agatha Christie

The Queen of puzzle has come to Harper Collins! Agatha Christie, the stated mistress of suspense—creator of indomitable sleuth pass over Marple, meticulous Belgian detective Hercule Poirot, and such a lot of different unforgettable characters—brings her whole oeuvre of inventive whodunits, locked room mysteries, and puzzling puzzles to Harper Paperbacks. A vintage Poirot research, Elephants Can Remember has the specialist detective delving into an unsolved crime from the previous related to the unusual loss of life of a husband and wife.

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Garroway and Poirot made their selection. Then, leaning again a bit of their chairs and sipping glasses of sherry, they meditated one another for a few mins in silence ahead of conversing. “I needs to express regret to you,” stated Poirot, “I rather needs to ask for forgiveness to you for coming to you with my calls for approximately an affair that's over and performed with. ” “What pursuits me,” acknowledged Spence, “is what has you. i assumed first that it used to be in contrast to you to have this desire to delve long ago. it truly is hooked up with whatever that has happened these days, or is it unexpected interest a few quite inexplicable, probably, case?

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You sound as if you have been UNO or UNESCO or anything. ” “No. it's only a personal stopover at that I make. ” “Have you were given an elephant in Geneva? ” “Well, i guess it's possible you'll examine it that manner. probably of them. ” “I haven’t figured out something more,” stated Mrs. Oliver. “In truth I don’t comprehend who i will visit, to determine anymore. ” “I think you pointed out, or anyone did, that your goddaughter, Celia Ravenscroft, had a tender brother. ” “Yes. He’s referred to as Edward, i feel. I’ve infrequently visible him.

They weren’t any of my company besides. I didn’t recognize whatever approximately them. besides, I wouldn’t have desired to resolution them. ” “Was it approximately something fascinating? ” “I suppose,” stated Mrs. Oliver, letting a brand new thought come into her head. “I believe it would be fascinating, only—” “She’s getting as much as chase you,” stated her buddy. “Come alongside. I’ll see you get out and provides you a boost to at any place you must cross if you happen to haven’t acquired your automobile right here. ” “I by no means take my motor vehicle approximately in London, it’s so lousy to park. ” “I understand it is.

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