In dit allereerste boek dat Agatha Christie schreef, is Poirot nog maar net in Engeland aangekomen. Samen met enkele andere Belgische vluchtelingen woont hij in het dorpje Styles St. Mary. Daar wordt zijn hulp ingeroepen door de bewoners van het landgoed Styles, waar een oude dame is vermoord. Poirot, die bij de Belgische politie heeft gewerkt, weet de dader van de moord te ontmaskeren, ondanks te
Title
De zaak Styles
Author
Agatha Christie
Translator
A. Van Iddekinge-van Thiel
Language
Dutch
Original language
English
Original title
The mysterious affair at Styles
Publisher
Place of publishing unknown: The House of Books, 2015 | Other editions
199 p.
ISBN
9789048823338 (paperback)

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About Agatha Christie

Dame Agatha Mary Clarissa Christie, Lady Mallowan, (née Miller; 15 September 1890 – 12 January 1976) was an English writer known for her 66 detective novels and 14 short story collections, particularly those revolving around fictional detectives Hercule Poirot and Miss Marple. She also wrote the world's longest-running play, The Mousetrap, which was performed in the West End from 1952 to 2020, as well as six novels under the pseudonym Mary Westmacott. In 1971, she was made a Dame (DBE) for her contributions to literature. Guinness World Records lists Christie as the best-selling fiction writer of all time, her novels having sold more than two billion copies.

Christie was born into a wealthy upper-middle-class family in Torquay, Devon, and was largely home-schooled. She was initially an unsuccessful writer with six consecutive rejections, but this changed in 1920 when The Mysterious Affair at Styles, f…Read more on Wikipedia