Book Review: Halloween Party (Hercule Poirot #32) by Agatha Christie

“You and I have a principle in common. We do not approve of murder.”

Originally published in 1969 and the 32nd book in Agatha Christie‘s Hercule Poirot series, Halloween Party sees a teenage murder witness drowned in a tub of apples at a Halloween 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…

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