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Elephants Can Remember by  Agatha Christie - Hardcover - 1972 - from E Ridge fine Books and Biblio.com

Elephants Can Remember

by Christie, Agatha

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


London: Collins. Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket. 1972. Hardcover. Beautiful square copy in a price clipped, else fine, Dust Jacket. Orange cloth, black lettering. Mild dust soil to all edges. Bookseller pencil notes removed from fly leaf. Removable archival cover in place. Elephants Can Remember was the last novel Christie wrote that featured Hercule Poirot and the recurring character Ariadne Oliver. ("Curtain", published after Elephants but written in the 40's, is Hercule Poirot's actual last case.) ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; fair .

Elephants Can Remember is a work of detective fiction by Agatha Christie and first published in the UK by the Collins Crime Club in November 1972 and in the US by Dodd, Mead and Company later in the same year. The UK edition retailed for £1.60 and the US edition at $6.95. It features her Belgian detective Hercule Poirot and the recurring character Ariadne Oliver.




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On Jan 27 2014, said:
  "I HAVE ALMOST ALL OF HER BOOKS IN MY COLLECTIONS AND WILL RE READ THEM OVER A PERIOD OF TIME. IN THIS ONE THE SUBJECT IS ONE I HAVE NEVER ENCOUNTERED AND THE ENDING IS REALLY VERY INTERESTING AS I AM INTERESTED IN THE "WHY" OF SOMETHING OR WHAT A PERSON (S) WILL DO. ALL OF OUR LIVES ARE DIFFERENT, YET WE HAVE A COMMON BOND, MAYBE GOOD, MAYBE BAD, BUT IT IS THERE."


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