A flamboyant party host is murdered in full view of a roomful of bridge players...When the flamboyant socialite Mr Shaitana boasts to Poirot that murder is an art form rather than a serious science for the little grey cells, the detective has some reservations about accepting his invitation to a party. And his reticence proves to be well-judged when an after-dinner game of bridge turns into something decidedly nastier than mere art...Famed for her crime masterpieces, Agatha Christie's books have become the best-selling in the world, appealing to readers young and old for their ingenious plots and immediately recognizable characters. The stories have also transcended the printed page, become bestselling audiobooks and award-winning films, plays and television series. Now words and pictures combine in an exciting new way of telling these stories - full-colour graphic novels which enhance the original stories and offer a completely new way of enjoying some of the world's most popular and exciting mysteries.
Agatha Christie was born in Torquay in 1890 and became, quite simply, the best-selling novelist in history. Her books have sold over a billion copies in the English language and another billion in over 100 foreign countries. She is the author of 80 crime novels and short story collections, 19 plays, and six novels under the name of Mary Westmacott.