Mrs McGinty's Dead

Mrs McGinty's Dead

Book - 2011 1952
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In Mrs. McGinty's Dead, one of Agatha Christie's most ingenious mysteries, the intrepid Hercule Poirot must look into the case of a brutally murdered landlady.

Mrs. McGinty died from a brutal blow to the back of her head. Suspicion falls immediately on her shifty lodger, James Bentley, whose clothes reveal traces of the victim's blood and hair. Yet something is amiss: Bentley just doesn't seem like a murderer.

Could the answer lie in an article clipped from a newspaper two days before the death? With a desperate killer still free, Hercule Poirot will have to stay alive long enough to find out. . . .



Publisher: New York : HarperCollins, 2011 c1952.
ISBN: 9780062074089
Characteristics: 260 pages

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Jan 30, 2011

Mrs. McGinty, a charwoman in English village, is murdered with blunt istrument and her lodger is tried and convicted. Constable had to prevent evidence, but doesnt believe lodger did it, and he enlists H. Poirot to investigate. H Poirot finds a newspaper with clipping missing in charwoman's house. At library, he finds it was an article about 4 women associated with crimes, who have more or less disappeared. He follows this trail.

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