Mrs. McGinty's Dead

Mrs. McGinty's Dead

A Hercule Poirot Mystery

Large Print - 2014
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Mrs. McGinty died from a blow to the back of her head. Suspicion falls immediately on her shifty lodger, James Bentley, whose clothes reveal traces of the victim's blood and hair. Yet something is amiss -- Bentley just doesn't seem like a murderer. Approached by soon to be retired police superintendent Spence -- who's convinced the wrong man has been convicted of the crime -- Hercule Poirot begins an investigation into the brutal murder of an old woman. Could the answer lie in an article clipped from a newspaper two days before the death? With a desperate killer still free, Hercule Poirot will have to stay alive long enough to find out.
Publisher: Thorndike, Maine : Center Point Large Print, 2014
Edition: Center Point Large Print edition
Copyright Date: ©1952
ISBN: 9781628991284
1628991283
Branch Call Number: LGE-TYPE MYSTERY CHRISTIE 2014
Characteristics: 303 pages (large print) ; 23 cm

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Jan 30, 2011

Mrs. McGinty, a charwoman in English village, is murdered with blunt istrument and her lodger is tried and convicted. Constable had to prevent evidence, but doesnt believe lodger did it, and he enlists H. Poirot to investigate. H Poirot finds a newspaper with clipping missing in charwoman's house. At library, he finds it was an article about 4 women associated with crimes, who have more or less disappeared. He follows this trail.

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