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Agatha Christie
Hallowe'en Party

First Published

Collins, London, Nov. 1969
Woman's Own, Nov.15-Dec.27 1969
Dodd Mead, New York, 1969
Cosmopolitan, Dec. 1969


(from HarperCollins "The Agatha Christie Collection" cover)

At a Hallowe'en party, Joyce - a hostile thirteen-year-old - boasts that she once witnessed a murder. When no-one believes her, she storms off home. But within hours her body is found, still in the house, drowned in an apple-bobbing tub.

That night, Hercule Poirot is called in to find the 'evil presence'. But first he must establish whether he is looking for a murderer or a double-murderer ...


Hercule Poirot, Judith Butler, Miranda Butler, Rowena Arabella Drake, Miss Emlyn, Lesley Ferrier, Jeremy Fullerton, Michael Garfield, Mrs. Goodbody, Mrs. Hargreaves, Desmond Holland, Harriet Leaman, Mrs. Llewellyn-Smythe, Elspeth McKay, Mrs. Ariadne Oliver, Inspector Henry Timothy Raglan, Nicholas Ransome, Mrs. Reynolds, Ann Reynolds, Joyce Reynolds, Leopold Reynolds, Olga Seminoff, Superintendent Bert Spence, Elizabeth Whittaker

Movie & TV

Hallowe'en Party, 2009
Agahta Christie's POIROT XII
director Charles Palmer
writer Mark Gatiss
cast David Suchet(Hercule Poirot), Zoë Wanamaker(Ariadne Oliver), Amelia Bullmore(Judith), Sophie Thompson(Mrs. Reynolds), Georgia King(Frances), Phyllida Law(Mrs. Llewelyn-Smythe), Julian Rhind-Tutt(Michael), Timothy West(Rev. Cottrill), Eric Sykes(Fullerton), Fenella Woolgar(Mrs. Whittaker), Deborah Findlay(Rowena), David Yelland(George), Paola Dionisotti(Mrs. Goodbody), Ian Hallard(Edmund), Paul Thornley(Inspector Raglan), Macy Nyman(Joyce Reynolds), Mary Higgins(Miranda)
Meurtre à la Kermesse, 2014
Les petits meurtres d'Agatha Christie (Saison 2)
director Éric Woreth
cast Samuel Labarthe, Blandine Bellavoir, Élodie Frenck, Dominique Thomas, Éric Beauchamp,


  1. Official Site: Hallowe'en Party
  2. Wikipedia: Hallowe'en Party
  3. IMDb: Poirot: Hallowe'en Party (2009)
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