Black Coffee Author:Charles Osborne, Agatha Christie An urgent call from physicist Sir Claud Amory sends famed detective Hercule Poirot rushing from London to a sprawling country estate. Sir Claude fears a member of his own household wants to steal a secret formula destined for the Ministry of Defence. But Poirot arrives too late. The formula is missing. Worse, Sir Claud has been poisoned by his a... more »fter-dinner coffee.
Poirot soon identifies a potent brew of despair, treachery, and deception amid the mansion's occupants. Now he must find the formula and the killer ... while letting no poison slip 'twix his own lips.
(Created by Christie in 1930 as a stage play, adapted to novel by Charles Osborne.)