#Bookreview ‘The Mysterious Affair at Styles’ by Agatha Christie #TuesdayBookBlog

Dear readers,

please enjoy Markus’ great review for Agatha Christie’s first mystery. 🙂


Today I will review something a bit older. Oldies but Goldies. “The Mysterious Affair at Styles” by Agatha Christie

Poirot 01 Affair at StylesBlurb (from Amazon) :

Agatha Christie’s first ever murder mystery.

With impeccable timing Hercule Poirot, the renowned Belgian detective, makes his dramatic entrance on to the English crime stage.

Recently, there had been some strange goings on at Styles St Mary. Evelyn, constant companion to old Mrs Inglethorp, had stormed out of the house muttering something about ‘a lot of sharks’. And with her, something indefinable had gone from the atmosphere. Her presence had spelt security. Now the air seemed rife with suspicion and impending evil.

A shattered coffee cup, a splash of candle grease, a bed of begonias… all Poirot required to display his now legendary powers of detection.

Did I like it?

How could I not? One of my four favourite ‘detectives’. Told by Hastings who has his problems…

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