Collins brings the Queen of Crime, Agatha Christie, to English language learners.
Agatha Christie is the most widely published author of all time and in any language. Now Collins has adapted her famous detective novels for English language learners. These carefully adapted versions are shorter with the language targeted at upper-intermediate learners (CEF level B2).
Each reader includes:
* A CD with a reading of the adapted story* Helpful notes on characters* Cultural and historical notes relevant to the plot* A glossary of the more difficult words
After Richard Abernethie's funeral, his will is read out to his family. His sister, Cora, shocks everyone by saying `He was murdered, wasn't he?'
When Cora is murdered in her bed the very next day, herextraordinary remark suddenly seems very important.
Every member of the Abernethie family has something to gainfrom both murders. Hercule Poirot arrives to solve the mystery.
Agatha Christie is known throughout the world as the Queen of Crime. Her books have sold over a billion copies in English with another billion in over 70 foreign languages. She is the most widely published author of all time and in any language, outsold only by the Bible and Shakespeare. She is the author of 80 crime novels and short story collections, 20 plays, and six novels written under the name of Mary Westmacott.