“Welcome back, Miss Christie. Our current hellions can do with a reminder of how to slaughter an audience with a little bit of style.” (Gregory Maguire, New York Times
bestselling author of Wicked
“A remarkably good detective story which can be warmly recommended.” (New York Times)
“The plot is really clever.” (Literary Review)
From the Back Cover
An urgent cry for help brings Hercule Poirot to France. But he arrives too late to save his client, whose brutally stabbed body now lies facedown in a shallow grave on a golf course.
But why is the dead man wearing an overcoat that is too big for him? And for whom was the impassioned love letter in the pocket? Before Poirot can answer these questions, the case is turned upside down by the discovery of a second, identically murdered corpse.…