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The Adventure of the Egyptian Tomb - Poirot Investigates

The Adventure of the Egyptian Tomb – Poirot Investigates | Agatha Christie

Introduction The Adventure of the Egyptian Tomb is a story in the collection Poirot Investigation penned by Agatha Christie. Tomb of King Men-her-Ra Sir John Willard and Mr. Bleibner, while pursuing excavations in the Pyramids of Gizeh, come across a series of funeral chambers. They discovered the tomb of King Men-her-Ra, a shadowy king of …

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The Million Dollar Bond Robbery - Poirot Investigates

The Million Dollar Bond Robbery – Poirot Investigates | Agatha Christie

The Case of missing Bond Miss Esmee Farquhar, fiance of Mr. Philip Ridgeway visits Poirot for a case involving theft of Liberty Bonds on the Olympia,in which a role of Philip was alleged. The bonds were issues by London and Scottish Bank, and it was Philip’s responsibility to make the bond deal, when they were …

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The Adventure of the Italian Nobleman - Poirot Investigates

The Adventure of the Italian Nobleman – Poirot Investigates | Agatha Christie

The murder case Dr. Hawker, a near neighbor and friend of Poirot and Hastings, visits them. While they discuss on the topic of prevalence of arsenical poisoning in crime, the housekeeper of Dr. Hawker, Miss Rider, rushes into the room. She informs them that she received a call. The person on the other side sounded …

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The Case of The Missing Will

The Case of the missing will – Poirot investigates | Agatha Christie

The Case of the Missing Will is a story in the short story collection Poirot Investigates penned by Agatha Christie. Violet Marsh approaches Poirot to find the missing Will left by her uncle. If they do not find the Will on time, all the property left by her uncle will go to Charitable Institutions. Soon …

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The Jewel Robbery at the Grand Metropolitan

The Jewel Robbery at the Grand Metropolitan – Poirot Investigates | Agatha Christie

Introduction to the case Poirot and Hastings visit Grand Metropolitan to spend the weekend. Mr. and Mrs. Opalsen are also present at the Hotel. Hastings introduces Poirot to Opalsens. Mrs Opalsen who is evidently very fond of jewellery. Eager to show some of her jewellery to Poirot, she departs to fetch it. When Mrs. Poirot …

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The Kidnapped Prime Minister - Poirot Investigates

The Kidnapped Prime Minister – Poirot Investigates | Agatha Christie

The Kidnapped Prime Minister – Introduction The Kidnapped Prime Minister is part of the short story collection Poirot Investigates, written by Agatha Christie. In the story, Hastings tells a tale where Poirot played a hand in averting a national crisis. There was an attempt on the life of England Prime Minister Mr. David MacAdam, where …

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The Tragedy at Marsdon Manor

The Tragedy at Marsdon Manor – Poirot Investigates

Introduction The Tragedy at Marsdon Manor is third story in the short story collection Poirot Investigates, penned by Agatha Christie. In the story, Poirot and Hastings investigate the murder of Mr Maltravers. Suicide or Murder The Northern Union Insurance Company has asked Poirot to investigate the death of Mr Maltravers who insured his life for …

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The Mystery of Hunter's Lodge

The Mystery of Hunter’s Lodge – Poirot Investigates | Agatha Christie

Hastings travels to the place Since Poirot is recovering from an illness, Hastings alone leaves to solve the case while keeping Poirot in Loop. The case involves murder of the uncle of their client Mr Roger Havering. Havering shares several details to guide Captain Hastings. Hunter’s Lodge, the site of murder, is situated in the …

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The Adventure of the cheap Flat

The Adventure of the Cheap Flat – Poirot Investigates | Agatha Christie

Cheap Flat The story starts with an apparent trivial incident of discussion between a group of people. Hastings spends the evening with an old friend and host Gerald Parker and his group. The discussion revolves around the subject of house-hunting in London. One of the participants Mrs. Robinson tells them about her flat in Montagu …

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