Halloween Party Author:Agatha Christie A child boasted of having witnessed a murder. Only a few hours later, that child was dead. And Hercule Poirot was faced with one of the most challenging cases of his long and brilliant career. — Joyce was thirteen, a tiresome girl given to extravagant statements. The group of adults and children who were getting the games ready for the Halloween ... more »party just laughed unbelievingly when she insisted she had seen a murder committed. Yet that night someone shoved her head down into the bucket of water with the apples and held her there until she drowned. After the party was over, she was found, kneeling as if she was bobbing for apples.
Here is a novel that bears the unmistakable stamp of a gifted artist - the intricate puzzle, the unfaltering suspense, and the insight into those human passions that lead to murder.« less