Dead Man's Folly (Paperback)
Sir George and Lady Stubbs, the hosts of a village fete, hit upon the novel idea of staging a mock murder mystery. In good faith, Ariadne Oliver, the well-known crime writer, agrees to organize their murder hunt.
Despite weeks of meticulous planning, at the last minute Ariadne calls her friend Hercule Poirot for his expert assistance. Instinctively, she senses that something sinister is about to happen.
About the Author
Agatha Christie is the most widely published author of all time, outsold only by the Bible and Shakespeare. Her books have sold more than a billion copies in English and another billion in a hundred foreign languages. She died in 1976. Sophie Hannah is the internationally bestselling author of nine psychological thrillers, which have been published in more than 20 countries and adapted for television. Sophie is an Honorary Fellow of Lucy Cavendish College, Cambridge, and as a poet has been shortlisted for the TS Eliot Prize.
“Poirot is the guide who led me into the wondrous maze of crime fiction. And I’ve never wanted to escape.”
-Meg Gardiner, Edgar Award-winning author
“The infallibly original Agatha Christie has come up, once again, with a new and highly ingenious puzzle-construction.”
-New York Times
“A classic Christie and one of the best.”
-The Times (London)
“The solution is of the colossal ingenuity we have been conditioned to expect.”
-The Times Literary Supplement (London)