The Mysterious Affair at Styles

Agatha Christie

Illustrated by Andrew Davidson

The first mystery to feature the brilliant Belgian émigré, Hercule Poirot – the golden age of crime fiction’s most famous and long-lived detective.

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The Mysterious Affair at Styles

When the wealthy Emily Inglethorp is poisoned at her country house, Styles, the culprit seems obvious. Her husband Alfred was heard to quarrel with her violently – and was seen buying strychnine in the local town. Yet when he is just about to be arrested, Hercule Poirot comes forward to save him. He reminds all concerned that appearances can be deceiving, and that there are unsolved oddities in the case – including the shattered coffee cup, the scrap of green cloth and the burned fragments of a will … The first novel to introduce us to both Poirot and Hastings, this is also one of Christie’s most satisfying mysteries.

‘Blood tells – always remember that – blood tells’

Production Details

The Mysterious Affair at Styles book
  • Bound in buckram, blocked with a design by Andrew Davidson.
  • Set in Bell.
  • Frontispiece and 6 colour illustrations.
  • Book size: 9” x 5¾”.


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