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Hickory Dickory Dock: A Hercule Poirot Novel (original 1955; edition 2000)

by Agatha Christie

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Title:Hickory Dickory Dock: A Hercule Poirot Novel
Authors:Agatha Christie
Info:Berkley (2000), Edition: 17th THUS, Mass Market Paperback, 224 pages
Collections:Your library
Tags:fiction, mystery, London, detective, Poirot, boarding house

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Hickory Dickory Dock by Agatha Christie (1955)

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    Cat Among the Pigeons by Agatha Christie (Porua)
    Porua: Just as Hickory Dickory Dock is set at a hostel for students, Cat among the Pigeons is set at a girls' school. Those who have enjoyed the ups and downs in the lives of the students living at the hostel in Hickory Dickory Dock, will also enjoy the atmosphere of carefree school days in Cat among the Pigeons.… (more)

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An enjoyable whodunit, although it is a shame about the racism. ( )
  cazfrancis | Nov 12, 2015 |
A hostel in London. Students of various nationalities. Petty robberies. Murder. A perfect setting for Hercule Poirot.

The mystery is thoroughly confusing and there are racist overtones. But all and all a classic Agatha Christie mystery. A 3/5 star rating. ( )
  mausergem | Sep 16, 2015 |
Poirot begins by looking into odd thefts at the student hostel run by his valued secretary Miss Lemon's sister, but the case escalates to murder. ( )
  antiquary | Nov 3, 2014 |
Traditional Agatha Christie with lots of twists and turns. It's a bit hard to keep everyone straight because of she introduces so many characters to the story, but she was the master of surprising me. No one is innocent, but only one person is truly guilty, and every time I thought I had figured things out, she introduced another clue that proved me wrong.

Special bonus for a little bit more look at the infallible Miss Lemon, and small subtraction for limited Poirot--I like the eggheaded, arrogant little man. ( )
  GovMarley | Oct 7, 2014 |
Always fun reading anything by Agatha Christie, even of it's okay it's never a waste of time, she always know how 2 write a mystery..
Needed a well written, easy read story and got myself one, thx Christie 4 that, and more.. ( )
  Samar.Abd-Allah | Feb 27, 2014 |
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Fraser, HughNarratorsecondary authorsome editionsconfirmed
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Poirot investigates a culprit who has curiously swiped a stethoscope, a tube of lipstick, and a cookbook.

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Detective Hercule Poirot decides that a purported suicide was really a murder, but before he can act more murders are committed.

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