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  • Who poisoned the wealthy Emily Inglethorpe, and how did the murderer penetrate and escape from her locked bedroom? Suspects abound in the quaint village of Styles St. Maryyes'>#8212;from the heiressyes'>#8217;s fawning new husband to her two stepsons, her volatile housekeeper, and a pretty nurse who works in a hospital dispensary. Making his unforgettable debut, the brilliant Belgian detective Hercule Poirot is on the case. yes'>#8220;The key to the success of this style of detective novel,yes'>#8221; writes Elizabeth George in her Introduction, yes'>#8220;lies in how the author deals with both the clues and the red herrings, and it has to be said that no one bettered Agatha Christie at this game.yes'>#8221;From the Trade Paperback edition.