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Paperback Poirot Omnibus : The Perfect Murders Book

ISBN: 0007190646

ISBN13: 9780007190645

Poirot Omnibus : The Perfect Murders

(Part of the Poirot: Omnibus Collection Series)

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A brand new Poirot omnibus, featuring four of the world-renowned detective's most challenging cases: The Murder of Roger Ackroyd, Murder on the Orient Express, Murder in the Mews and Hercule Poirot's... This description may be from another edition of this product.

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Perfect is a very subjective word:

`The Perfect Murders' is a collection of four Agatha Christie novels and like all Christie's books they are masters of detective fiction. However there are other Poirot novels that might make a claim to be included in any volume headed `The Perfect Murders'. Of course `The Murder of Roger Ackroyd' is well narrated and possibly the best murder mystery ever written. `Murder on the Orient Express' is ingenious with a host of international characters. Both could be described as perfect murder mysteries. However the latter two books do quite belong in a collection entitled `The Perfect Murders': `Murder in the Mews' keeps you guessing but violates the 18th rule of Detective Fiction and would've been better suited to a short story collection. `Hercule Poirot's Christmas' is well contrived, like all of Agatha Christie's books, but it was more classic than perfect. All in all a good way to group together Poirot novels that couldn't easily be categorized, though Harper Collins might've been more thoughtful about which books were `perfect' and which were `classic' after all `perfect' is a very subject word.
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