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Beautiful Caroline Crale was convicted of poisoningher husband, but just like the nursery rhyme, therewere five other “little pigs” who could have done it:Philip Blake (the stockbroker), who went to market;Meredith Blake (the amateur herbalist), who stayedat home; Elsa Greer (the three-time divorcée), whohad her roast beef; Cecilia Williams (the devotedgoverness), who had none; and Angela Warren (thedisfigured sister), who cried all the way home.
Sixteen years later, Caroline’s daughter is determinedto prove her mother’s innocence, and Poirotjust can’t get that nursery rhyme out of his mind.
This is one of Agatha Christie's best mysteries! The psychological development is wonderful, the climax is held in secret until the very lasy possible minute, the characters are... Read morePublished on Nov. 30 2012 by Rosemary McLean
I usually buy Agatha Christie's paper backs. This book is my favorite that's why I wanted hard cover. Good quality. I love all Agatha Christie books. Read morePublished on Feb. 6 2011 by Sharis
This is one of the few books I was able to figure out. All the evidence were provided to readers before Poirot presented the truth. The plot is good and making clear sense. Read morePublished on March 31 2008 by Juran Liu
when an unsolved murder that happened 15 yrs ago,you just couldnt expect other people cracking the mystery and pinpoint the particular murderer after so many years have... Read morePublished on May 4 2004 by ainil
This is a simple story. A bit like Cards on the Table, there is a relatively small scope of suspects. (In Cards... there were fourl. this one there are five. Read morePublished on July 4 2002 by RachelWalker
Although it is not as well known as many other Christie novels, THE FIVE LITTLE PIGS deserves to be ranked among the author's best, and in it Christie explores a theme to which she... Read morePublished on May 2 2002 by Gary F. Taylor
This little pig went to market,
This little pig stayed home,
This little pig ate roast beef,
This little pig had none,
This little pig cried 'wee, wee, wee' all... Read more
This classic Christie was published in Britain as "Five Little Pigs" and in the US as "Murder in Retrospect" because Poirot must solve a crime that took place 16 years before the... Read morePublished on March 2 2002 by Antoinette Klein