The Labours of Hercules: Hercule Poirot Investigates

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Harper Collins, Oct 3, 2006 - Fiction - 100 pages
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In appearance Hercule Poirot hardly resembled an ancient Greek hero. Yet—reasoned the detective—like Hercules he had been responsible for ridding society of some of its most unpleasant monsters.

So, in the period leading up to his retirement, Poirot made up his mind to accept just twelve more cases: his self-imposed 'Labours'. Each would go down n the annals of crime as a heroic feat of deduction.

 

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User Review  - jrsearcher - LibraryThing

There were some interesting twists as to what the "mystery" to be solved really was Read full review

Review: The Labors of Hercules (Hercule Poirot #26)

User Review  - Hannah - Goodreads

Christie has written better, though this is still worth reading simply because it involves Poirot. The different cases, are tame and slightly dull compared to the thrilling, fast-paced mysteries that ... Read full review

Contents

The Nemean Lion
1
The Lernean Hydra
33
The Arcadian Deer
64
The Erymanthian Boar
86
The Augean Stables
113
The Stymphalean Birds
136
The Cretan Bull
162
The Horses ofDiomedes
195
The Girdle of Hyppolita
218
The Flock ofGeryon
237
The Apples of the Hesperides
262
The Capture of Cerberus
283
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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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