The Murder on the Links is a work of detective fiction by Agatha Christie, first published in March 1923.
About The Murder on the Links Paperback
When Paul Renault asked for help from Hercule Poirot and Captain Hastings, little did he know he would not live to see them? The detective duo reaches France, only to be welcomed with the news of Renault’s murder. He had been stabbed multiple times with a letter opener on a nearby golf course and left in a freshly dug grave. Poirot is perplexed to see the dead man wearing his songs overcoat, with a passionate love letter in his pocket. His wife had reported that masked men had abducted him from their home in the dead of the night.
The mystery thickens when another corpse is found, stabbed with the same weapon, in the same way. Poirot and Hastings are out to find the killer and cannot trust anyone – The grieving widow, the son about to be disinherited, and a mysterious neighbor. In his second major investigative adventure, Poirot fights to unravel the mystery behind the murder on the links.
About the Author
Agatha Christie (1890-1976) is the bestselling author of as many as eighty novels and short story collections. Her name needs no introduction as her works have been adapted into various films and television series, translated into forty-five languages, and appreciated by more than two billion readers all over the world.
Our view of the “The Murder on the Links”
Originally published in 1923, The Murder on the Links is the second in the popular Hercule Poirot series. This is the second major case for Poirot, following on from “The Mysterious Affair of Styles”. Hercule Poirot and Arthur Hastings find themselves in France summoned to speak with a client. However, upon their arrival, the client is dead and there‘s no shortage of suspects.
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