Agatha Christie

After the Funeral: A Hercule Poirot Mystery

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It is commonly thought that after death and burial the remains of an individual are left to “rest in peace” — but history reveals that in many instances this has most definitely not been the case. Demonstrating this, After the Funeral follows the postmortem exploits of the bodies--or parts of bodies — of thirty-five famous and infamous people. Graced with thirty-two illustrations, a bibliography, and an index, After the Funeral picks up where conventional biographies leave off — and probes the bizarre, ghastly, surprising, and at times ridiculous circumstances that befall many of the well known after they were laid to rest.
Review“Keeps us guessing — and guessing wrongly — to the very last page” Liverpool Post
Review“Keeps us guessing — and guessing wrongly — to the very last page” Liverpool Post
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