Hercule Poirot is enjoying a well-deserved holiday on Smugglers’ Island holiday resort off the coast of Devon until the strangled body of glamorous actress Arlena Stuart is found. As Poirot becomes caught up in the murder investigation he discovers that nearly all the guests have a connection to Arlena. But which of these suspects, including her family, felt strongly enough about Arlena to kill her?
First published in 1941 by William Collins Sons & Co. in London, and by Dodd, Mead & Co. in New York. The novel was adapted in 1981 by EMI for the big screen. It starred Peter Ustinov as Hercule Poirot. The TV version starring David Suchet was broadcast in 2001.
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