Mary Westmacott, known as Agatha Christie, was a prolific English writer, called the ‘Queen of Crime’, author of world-renown created such famous detectives as Hercule Poirot, Miss Marple, Parker Pyne, Colonel Race and others. Published in 1920, “The Mysterious Affair At Styles” is Agatha Christie's first novel. In it she introduces Hercule Poirot, Inspector Japp, and Arthur Hastings. Recovering from the horrors of World War I, British Army officer Arthur Hastings hopes to find peace and quiet at a country manor in the English countryside. But when the matriarch dies during the night from strychnine poisoning, Hastings enlists the help of an old friend staying nearby with other war refugees to help solve the murder: former Belgian police detective Hercule Poirot. We present you the novel, written by one of the top-selling authors of all time, which will not leave you indifferent! Enjoy the reading!