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At a Hallowe’en party, Joyce—a hostile thirteen-year-old—boasts that she once witnessed a murder. When no one believes her, she storms off home. But within hours her body is found, still in the house, drowned in an apple-bobbing tub.
That night, Hercule Poirot is called in to find the “evil presence.” But first he must establish whether he is looking for a murderer or a double murderer.…--This text refers to an alternate Paperback edition.
Readers can always count on Agatha Christie for a fun and interesting whodunit. In this 60's addition to the Hercule Poirot series, the intrepid detective is asked to help solve a... Read morePublished on Oct. 12 2003 by Karen Potts
This is one of Christie's easier mysteries to figure out but the murders are just nasty enough to be almost comical. Read morePublished on Oct. 4 2001 by JR
I am a fan of Christie's, but found this novel a bit of a let-down. It moves at the speed of a turtle in molasses, and though, at the time of writing I have not completed reading... Read morePublished on Sept. 24 2001
This book was great. The people who thought the end was confusing just aren't very smart. The characters were interesting and the ending was lovely!Published on Dec 24 2000
Like many of the other reviews, I did not find this as good as other Agatha Christies. It was boring at some parts, and it strayed from its main topic(Halloween party). Read morePublished on Jan. 3 2000
I've read about 7 or 8 Poirot mysteries and this one just didn't impress me much. Character developlement was weak, plot was muddled, and the story lacked the intensity that I have... Read morePublished on Nov. 20 1999
This book is a good mystery novel. I liked it a lot and also this book was very thrilling to read. From the Murder to when they found out who done it was very exciting to read. Read morePublished on Nov. 1 1999
This book does not show off Agatha Christie's finer points in her literature. It lacks that suspenseful twinge that makes me want to read it to see if my suspiscions of who the... Read morePublished on June 21 1999