Saturday, January 02, 2010

Detectives: HERCULE POIROT by Agatha Christie

Black Coffee (Hercule Poirot Mysteries)Complete list of mysteries starring famed Belgian sleuth Hercule Poirot. Written by Agatha Christie:

The Mysterious Affair at Styles (1920)
Murder on the Links (1923)
Poirot Investigates (1924)*
The Murder of Roger Ackroyd (1926)
The Big Four (1927)
The Mystery of the Blue Train (1928)
Peril at End House (1932)
Lord Edgware Dies (1933) (Thirteen at Dinner)
Murder on the Orient Express (1934) (Murder in the Calais Coach)
Three-Act Tragedy (1935) (Murder in Three Acts)
Death in the Clouds (1935) (Death in the Air)
The ABC Murders (1936)
Murder in Mesopotamia (1936)
Cards on the Table (1936)
Dumb Witness (1937) (Poirot Loses a Client)
Death on the Nile (1937)
Murder in the Mews (1937) (Dead Man's Mirror)*
Appointment with Death (1938)
Hercule Poirot's Christmas (1938) (A Holiday for Murder; Murder for Christmas)
The Regatta Mystery and Other Stories (1939)*
Sad Cypress (1940)
One, Two, Buckle My Shoe (1940) (An Overdose of Death; The Patriotic Murders)
Evil Under the Sun (1941)
Five Little Pigs (1943) (Murder in Retrospect)
The Hollow (1946) (Murder after Hours)
The Labors of Hercules (1947)
Taken at the Flood (1948) (There Is a Tide...)
Witness for the Prosecution and Other Stories (1948)*
Three Blind Mice and Other Stories (1950)*
The Underdog and Other Stories (1951)
Mrs. McGinty's Dead (1952) (Blood Will Tell)
After the Funeral (1953) (Funerals are Fatal)
Hickory Dickory Dock (1955) (Hickory Dickory Death)
Dead Man's Folly (1956)
Cat Among the Pigeons (1959)
The Adventure of the Christmas Pudding and a Selection of Entrees (1960)*
Double Sin and Other Stories (1961)*
The Clocks (1963)
Third Girl (1966)
Hallowe'en Party (1969)
Elephants Can Remember (1972)
Curtain: Poirot's Last Case (1975)
Black Coffee (1998, adaptation of play)

* short story collection

Related links:
David Suchet on the Orient Express
Agatha Christie Blog Carnival 2010 #3
The changing face of traditional mystery fiction
Agatha Christie meets Doctor Who
Publishing news roundup: Lost Christie Stories Rediscovered

More detectives:
MISS MARPLE by Agatha Christie
TOMMY and TUPPENCE by Agatha Christie (1922)
CHARLIE CHAN by Earl Derr Biggers (1925)
PHILO VANCE by S.S. Van Dine (1926)
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All Aboard For Murder: 10 Mysteries on Trains
Christmas Can Be Murder: 10 Seasonal Mystery Titles


Anonymous said...

Thanks for the list, Chris. It's always good to have things like this to remind me of which books I've read and which I haven't yet read.

Kerrie said...

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