Dumb Witness: Hercule Poirot Investigates

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Harper Collins, Jan 25, 2005 - Fiction - 336 pages
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In Agatha Christie’s Dumb Witness, Hercule Poirot investigates the very suspicious death of an elderly spinster who, fearing the very worst, had written to the great detective prior to her demise.

Everyone blamed Emily Arundell’s accident on a rubber ball left on the stairs by her frisky terrier. But the more she thought about her fall, the more convinced she became that one of her relatives was trying to kill her.…

On April 17th she wrote her suspicions in a letter to Hercule Poirot. Mysteriously, he didn’t receive the letter until June 28th…by which time Emily was already dead.…

 

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User Review  - smik - LibraryThing

One of the focal points of this novel is the unreliable narrator. The assumption is that if the dog, Bob, could tell his story, he would be able to narrate what actually happened. But in fact Bob does ... Read full review

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User Review  - Hanneri - LibraryThing

A great story as always. Hercule Poirot does a wonderful job of finding out who the murderer is and unveiling him (or her) amid the group of possible suspects. I find in her earlier books, that there ... Read full review

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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.

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