The Poisoned Chocolates Case (Paperback)

Anthony Berkeley

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'All his stories are amusing, intriguing, and he is a master of the final twist' - Agatha Christie'One of the most stunning trick stories in the history of detective fiction' - Julian SymonsGraham and Joan Bendix have apparently succeeded in making that eighth wonder of the modern world, a happy marriage. And into the middle of it there drops, like a clap of thunder, a box of chocolates.Joan Bendix is killed by a poisoned box of liqueur chocolates that cannot have been intended for her to eat. The police investigation rapidly reaches a dead end. Chief Inspector Moresby calls on Roger Sheringham and his Crimes Circle - six amateur but intrepid detectives - to consider the case. The evidence is laid before the Circle and the members take it in turn to offer a solution. Each is more convincing than the last, slowly filling in the pieces of the puzzle, until the dazzling conclusion.


Product Details

  • Product code: ATXKY
  • ISBN: 9780712356534
  • Publisher: The British Library Publishing Division
  • Format: Paperback
  • Dimensions: 13.2cm x 19.0cm
  • Pages: 224
  • Publish date: Mon Oct 10 00:00:00 BST 2016
  • Book points: 8

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