Anthony Horowitz's new book pays homage to Agatha Christie and is a celebration of all that is good about vintage crime and a fiendishly difficult mystery. In his own inimitable style, Horowitz brings a twist to the crime classics of the 1930s with a story set in a little village, where all is not as it seems.
Atticus Pund, half-German, half-Turkish, is an Anglophile - indeed, his love of the English makes it difficult to believe that any of them would want to commit murder. But a murder has been committed and it is up to Atticus to solve it. With a cast of characters that will delight fans of Agatha Christie, this is a classic crime novel with more than one twist.
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"Horowitz has mastered the formidable hurdle he had placed in his own path by making clever use of a story within a story that enables him to present two separate surprising, but logical, reveals."
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