Cards on the Table : A Hercule Poirot Mystery
Author(s): Agatha Christie
In this official authorized edition from the Queen of Mystery, the wily Hercule Poirot is on the case when a bridge night turns deadly.
Mr. Shaitana is famous as a flamboyant party host. Nevertheless, he is a man of whom everybody is a little afraid. So when he boasts to Hercule Poirot that he considers murder an art form, the detective has some reservations about accepting a party invitation to view Shaitana’s “private collection.”
Indeed, what begins as an absorbing evening of bridge is to turn into a more dangerous game altogether.…
“When you think it’s Colonel Mustard in the basement with the crescent wrench, you owe the fun to Dame Christie.”
“The finest murder story of her career….Mrs. Christie has never been more ingenious.”