Golden Age of Detective Fiction
Death in the Clouds is a classic locked-room mystery novel by the legendary mystery writer Agatha Christie, featuring her iconic detective, Hercule Poirot. The novel was first published in 1935 and has since become a favorite among mystery fans for its clever plot, intricate clues, and surprise ending.
The story takes place on board a commercial flight from Paris to London, where a wealthy woman named Madame Giselle is found dead in her seat after being stung by a wasp. At first, it seems like a tragic accident, but when it is discovered that the wasp was a highly poisonous one, Poirot realizes that it was murder. The rest of the novel follows Poirot as he investigates the crime, questioning the other passengers on the flight and trying to unravel the mystery.
As with most of Christie’s novels, Death in the Clouds is a tightly plotted mystery with a number…
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I always liked this one especially for how nicely it was clued.
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