The Mysterious Affair At Styles: A Detective Story
Agatha Christie

The Mysterious Affair At Styles: A Detective Story

New York: Grosset & Dunlap, 1927. Reissue The author's first book. Hardcover in red cloth lettered in black. Early reissue. with "Fourth Printing, March 1927" on copyright page. 296 pp. plus publisher's ads at rear. Very good, ownership signature front free endpaper and with his stamp on the front pastedown. Written during the First World War in 1916 and published first in the U.S. (1920) and London (1921), the book introduces Christie's most famous creation, Belgian detective Hercule Poirot, alomh with hs companion Captain Hastings and police Inspector Japp. Poirot, a refugee from the war, settles in England with the help of his friend Emily Inglethorpe. When she is killed, Poirot empolys his cerebral skills in detection. Very Good Hardcover (Item ID: E23454)


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