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Agatha Christie Comic Strips Graphic Novel 8 Book Collection Set

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  • Ordeal by Innocence

Evidence that clears the name of a boy sentenced for killing his adopted mother arrives too late to save his life - so who did kill her? No one felt sorry when Jacko Argyle died in prison. Everyone knew he killed his mother by striking her over the head with a poker from the fire. But when a doctor turns up at the house two years afterwards with proof of Jacko's innocence, the whole family is horrified. Because it can mean only one thing - that their mother's killer is still among them...Ordeal by Innocence was cited by Agatha Christie in her Autobiography as one of her favourite novels, a detective story which plays on the shock of an innocent man's conviction and its impact on his family. This adaptation is both modern and cinematic, and brings out all the mystery and tension of this classic whodunit. 

  • Dead Man's Folly

In the newly adapted and stylish new comic book, Poirot is called to investigate when a charity murder game at a Devon house turns into the real thing! Sir George and Lady Stubbs, the hosts of a village fete, hit upon the novel idea of staging a mock murder mystery. In good faith, Ariadne Oliver, the well known crime writer, agrees to organise their murder hunt. Despite weeks of meticulous planning, at the last minute Ariadne calls her friend Hercule Poirot for his expert assistance. Instinctively, she senses that something sinister is about to happen! Beware -- nobody is quite what they seem! Famed for her crime masterpieces, Agatha Christie's books have become the best-selling in the world, appealing to readers young and old for their ingenious plots and immediately recognizable characters. The stories have also transcended the printed page, become bestselling audiobooks and award-winning films, plays and television series. Now words and pictures combine in an exciting new way of telling these stories -- full-colour graphic novels which enhance the original stories and offer a completely new way of enjoying some of the world's most popular and exciting mysteries.

  • The Man in the Brown Suit

A man is killed by a tube train, and a young girl sets off on an international adventure to find the murderers in this exciting new comic strip adaptation. Famed for her crime masterpieces, Agatha Christie's books have become the best-selling in the world, appealing to readers young and old for their ingenious plots and immediately recognizable characters. The stories have also transcended the printed page, become bestselling audiobooks and award-winning films, plays and television series. Now words and pictures combine in an exciting new way of telling these stories - full-colour graphic novels which enhance the original stories and offer a completely new way of enjoying some of the world's most popular and exciting mysteries. Pretty, young Anne has come to London looking for adventure, but adventure finds her when a thin man, reeking of mothballs, loses his balance on the platform at Hyde Park Corner station and is electocuted on the rails. The Scotland Yard verdict is accidental death. But Anne is not satisfied. Who was the man in the brown suit who examined the body before racing off? Anne is determined to follow him...

  • Halloween Party

A thirteen-year-old girl holds the clue to a death at a party on 31st October - was it a fatal mistake or a murder? At a Hallowe'en party, Joyce - a hostile thirteen-year-old - boasts that she once witnessed a murder. When no-one believes her, she storms off home. But within hours her body is found, still in the house, drowned in an apple-bobbing tub. That night, Hercule Poirot is called in to find the 'evil presence'. But first he must establish whether he is looking for a murderer or a double-murderer. Famed for her crime masterpieces, Agatha Christie's books have become the best-selling in the world, appealing to readers young and old for their ingenious plots and immediately recognizable characters. The stories have also transcended the printed page, become bestselling audiobooks and award-winning films, plays and television series. Now words and pictures combine in an exciting new way of telling these stories - full-colour graphic novels which enhance the original stories and offer a completely new way of enjoying some of the world's most popular and exciting mysteries.

  • The Big Four

A faithful picture strip adaptation of Agatha Christie's famous 1960s thriller, in which a man buys a piece of land that appears to be cursed...Gipsy's Acre is a truly beautiful place. In fact, it is the perfect location to build the house of your dreams - so long as you don't believe in ancient curses. Michael and Ellie don't. They are young, rich and far too happy to be put off by an old woman's warnings. Even when accidents start to happen...Written in 1967 towards the end of her career, this claustrophobic thriller was a remarkable achievement for Agatha Christie, proving that she could still shock and surprise modern audiences after nearly 50 years writing books. Described by the Sunday Times as "One of the best things Agatha Christie has ever done", it has been adapted by Francois Riviere and given an authentic Sixties' look by artist Frank Leclercq. Famed for her crime masterpieces, Agatha Christie's books have become the best-selling in the world, appealing to readers young and old for their ingenious plots and immediately recognizable characters. The stories have also transcended the printed page, become bestselling audiobooks and award-winning films, plays and television series. Now words and pictures combine in an exciting new way of telling these stories - full-colour graphic novels which enhance the original stories and offer a completely new way of enjoying some of the world's most popular and exciting mysteries.

  • Endless Night

A faithful picture strip adaptation of Agatha Christie's famous 1960s thriller, in which a man buys a piece of land that appears to be cursed...Gipsy's Acre is a truly beautiful place. In fact, it is the perfect location to build the house of your dreams - so long as you don't believe in ancient curses. Michael and Ellie don't. They are young, rich and far too happy to be put off by an old woman's warnings. Even when accidents start to happen...Written in 1967 towards the end of her career, this claustrophobic thriller was a remarkable achievement for Agatha Christie, proving that she could still shock and surprise modern audiences after nearly 50 years writing books. Described by the Sunday Times as "One of the best things Agatha Christie has ever done", it has been adapted by Francois Riviere and given an authentic Sixties' look by artist Frank Leclercq. Famed for her crime masterpieces, Agatha Christie's books have become the best-selling in the world, appealing to readers young and old for their ingenious plots and immediately recognizable characters. The stories have also transcended the printed page, become bestselling audiobooks and award-winning films, plays and television series. Now words and pictures combine in an exciting new way of telling these stories - full-colour graphic novels which enhance the original stories and offer a completely new way of enjoying some of the world's most popular and exciting mysteries.

  • Murder in Mesopotamia

An archaeologist's wife is murdered on the shores of the River Tigris in Iraq, and Hercule Poirot must find the killer...An expedition to excavate the ruins of an ancient city in Iraq is halted by a grisly murder. Mrs Leidner, wife of the famous archaeologist, had been warning about death threats, but everyone knows that the heat makes you imagine things. Now, on the edge of the beautiful River Tigris, the open desert becomes the claustrophobic setting for an exotic investigation...Murder in Mesopotamia was written by Agatha Christie in 1934 while accompanying her archaeologist husband on one of his expeditions to Iraq. It was the first Hercule Poirot book set in the Middle East, and the first to be faithfully adapted into an atmospheric comic strip by the young French artist, ChandrFamed for her crime masterpieces, Agatha Christie's books have become the best-selling in the world, appealing to readers young and old for their ingenious plots and immediately recognizable characters. The stories have also transcended the printed page, become bestselling audiobooks and award-winning films, plays and television series. Now words and pictures combine in an exciting new way of telling these stories - full-colour graphic novels which enhance the original stories and offer a completely new way of enjoying some of the world's most popular and exciting mysteries.

  • Evil Under the Sun

Agatha Christie's exotic seaside mystery thriller now in an exciting new comic strip adaptation. It was not unusual to find the beautiful bronzed body of the sun-loving Arlena Stuart stretched out on a beach, face down. Only, on this occasion, there was no sun...she had been strangled. Ever since Arlena's arrival at the resort, Hercule Poirot had detected sexual tension in the seaside air. But could this apparent 'crime of passion' have been something more evil and premeditated altogether? Famed for her crime masterpieces, Agatha Christie's books have become the best-selling in the world, appealing to readers young and old for their ingenious plots and immediately recognizable characters. The stories have also transcended the printed page, become bestselling audiobooks and award-winning films, plays and television series. Now words and pictures combine in an exciting new way of telling these stories - full-colour graphic novels which enhance the original stories and offer a completely new way of enjoying some of the world's most popular and exciting mysteries.

Produs publicat in 2015 de HarperCollins
Data aparitiei: Ianuarie 2015
Tip coperta: Cartonata
ISBN: 9783200332485
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