By Agatha Christie
The Queen of poser has come to Harper Collins! Agatha Christie, the said mistress of suspense—creator of indomitable sleuth omit Marple, meticulous Belgian detective Hercule Poirot, and such a lot of different unforgettable characters—brings her whole oeuvre of creative whodunits, locked room mysteries, and confusing puzzles to Harper Paperbacks. A vintage Poirot research, Elephants Can Remember has the professional detective delving into an unsolved crime from the prior related to the unusual dying of a husband and wife.
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