The ABC Murders
Set in the 1930s at a time when the nation is dangerously divided and suspicion and hatred on the rise, Poirot faces a serial killer known only as “A.B.C.” First the killer strikes in Andover, then Bexhill. As the murder count rises, the only clue is the copy of the ABC Railway Guide at each crime scene. Poirot’s investigations are thwarted at every turn by an enemy determined to outsmart him. If the detective is to match his nemesis, then everything about him will be called into question: his authority, integrity, past and identity.
A mysterious maniac, killing people in ABC order, is in the center of the twisted plot. His victims are seemingly in no way connected with each other, even by the slightest detail. The serial killer, who seems to mock at justice that does not follow him, always leaves ABC Railway Guide near the body. Moreover, he also notifies Hercule Poirot where and when the next tragedy will occur.Read more »