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1. "You do see, don't you, that she's got to be killed". Raymond and Carol Boynton are referring to their step-mother. In which novel is Mrs Boynton murdered by injection of digitoxin?
2. "Mrs McGillicuddy panted along the platform in the wake of the porter carrying her suitcase". In America, this novel is entitled "What Mrs McGillicuddy Saw". What was the original English title?
3. "Elinor Katharine Carlisle. You stand charged upon this indictment with the murder of Mary Gerrard upon the 27th July last. Are you guilty or not guilty?" In which novel did Poirot prove Elinor Carlisle's innocence?
4. "It was the opening day of the summer term at Meadowbank School". Who could be murdering school-mistresses in a prestigious girls' school?
5. "The intense interest aroused in the public by what was known at the time as 'The Styles Case' has now somewhat subsided." Do you recall the name of this story which was Agatha Christie's debut novel?
6. "Who is there who has not felt a sudden startled pang at reliving an old experience, or feeling an old emotion? I have done this before..." Captain Hastings is on his way to Styles and reminisces about this country house where he first met Hercule Poirot. In which novel does Hastings return to Styles?
7. "In the corner of a first-class smoking carriage, Mr Justice Wargrave, lately retired from the bench, puffed at a cigar and ran an interested eye through the political news in the Times." Agatha Christie considered this novel as probably her best work.
8. "The Espresso machine behind my shoulder hissed like an angry snake." Thus begins Mark Easterbrook's narrative. Agatha Christie used the working title "The Thallium Mystery" for this novel.
9. "Miss Arundell died on May 1st. Though her illness was short, her death did not occasion much surprise in the little country town of Market Basing where she had lived since she was a girl of sixteen." Agatha Christie dedicated this book to her dog. Miss Arundell's dog is a significant character in this novel.
10. "England! England after many years! How was he going to like it?" Luke Fitzwilliam, a retired policeman, asks himself this question at the beginning of which novel?
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