Postern of Fate
For Hannibal and his master
UK
Collins, London, Oct. 1973
US
Dodd, Mead, New York, 1973

Plot

Tommy and Tuppence Beresford have just become the proud owners of an old house in an English village. Along with the property, they have inherited some worthless bric-a-brac, including a collection of antique books. While rustling through a copy of The Black Arrow, Tuppence comes upon a series of apparently random underlinings.
However, when she writes down the letters, they spell out a very disturbing message: M-a-r-y- J-o-r-d-a-n-d-i-d-n-o-t-d-i-e-n-a-t-u-r-a-l-l-y...

Characters

Tuppence Beresford, Tommy Beresford, Colonel Atkinson, Albert Batt, Andrew Beresford, Henry Bodlicott, Issac Bodlicott, Miss Collodon, Angus Crispen, Mary Jordan, Iris Mullins, Inspector Norris Colonel Ephraim Pikeawy, Mr. Robinson

UK/US covers

Collins/HarperCollins

Dodd, Mead

Bantam


Audio
Postern of Fate
HarperCollins, 2006; ISBN:9780007210817
Postern of Fate
Macmillan Audio Books, 2002; ISBN:9780333989098
Postern of Fate
Macmillan Audio, 2004; ISBN:9781559279840
Postern of Fate
Macmillan Digital Audio, 2007; ISBN:9780230015784
Postern of Fate
AudioGO, 2004; ISBN:9781572703667
Postern of Fate
Audio Partners, 2004; ISBN:9781572703650
Postern of Fate
Postern of Fate
HarperCollins, 2007
Postern of Fate
HarperCollins, 2007; ISBN:9780007212569
Postern of Fate
AudioGO, 2012; ISBN:9781609983741
Postern of Fate
HarperAudio, 2012
Postern of Fate
HarperCollins Publishers and Blackstone Audio, 2016; ISBN:9781504764643
Postern of Fate
HarperCollins, 2007

Western Europe covers

Le cheval à bascule

French index

Le Masque (#1509) 1978

Club des Masques (#514) 1983

Le Livre de Poche (#6607) 1989

Other Publishers

Moord in de bibliotheek

Dutch index


Audio
The House of Books, 2018

Alter schützt vor Scharfsinn nicht

German index


Audio
Der Hörverlag, 2007

Northern Europe covers

Ödets port

Swedish index


Audio
Ödets port
Saga Egmont, 2018; ISBN:9788711788356

Skæbnens bagveje

Danish index


Gamle synder ruster ikke

Norwegian index


Kohtalon portti

Finnish index


Saatuse Tagauks

Estonian index


Likteņavārti

Lettish index


Lemties vartai

Lithuanian index


Southern Europe covers

Le porte di Damasco

Italian index


Le porte di Damasco
Kindle, 2021

La puerta del destino

Spanish index


Portal do Destino / A Portal do Destino / Morte pela Porta das Traseiras

Portuguese index

Portal do Destino


A Portal do Destino


Morte pela Porta das Traseiras


Η πύλη του πεπρωμένου

Greek index


Zaledje sudbine / Zaleđe sudbine

former Yugoslavia index


Nič ni tako skrito

former Yugoslavia index


Eastern Europe covers

Brána osudu

Czech index


A sors kapuja / Sors-rejtekajtó

Hungarian index


Задната врата на съдбата

Bulgarian index


Tajemnica Wawrzynów

Polish index


Poarta destinului / Secretul casei dintre lauri

Romanian index


Врата долі

Врата судьбы // Превратности судьбы

Russian index


Audio
Врата судьбы
Эксмо, 2020

Middle East & Asian covers

Kader Kapısı / Cinayetler Kapısı

Turkish index


מותה של מרגלת

Hebrew index


بوابة المصير

Arabic index

بوابة المصير


أبواب القدر


دروازۀ سرنوشت / راز خانه متروک

Persian index

دروازۀ سرنوشت


راز خانه متروک


Gerbang Nasib

Indonesian index


ประตูมรณะ

Thai index


命運之門 / 命运之门 / 死亡暗道

Chinese index

命運之門


命运之门


死亡暗道


運命の裏木戸

Japanese index


운명의 문

Korean index

운명의 문