Cat Among the Pigeons

Cat Among the Pigeons

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"Late one night, two teachers investigate a mysterious flashing light in the sports pavilion while the rest of the school sleeps. There, among the lacrosse sticks, they stumble upon the body of an unpopular games mistress--shot through the heart point-blank. The school is thrown into chaos when the "cat" strikes again. Unfortunately, schoolgirl Julia Upjohn knows too much. In particular, she knows that without Hercule Poirot's help, she will be the next victim...."--Publisher website.
Publisher: New York, N.Y. : HarperPaperbacks, 1991, c1959.
ISBN: 9780062073792
0062073796
9780061002847
0061002844
Call Number: CHRISTIE
Characteristics: viii, 292 p. ; 18 cm.
Subjects: Poirot, Hercule (Fictitious character) -- Fiction.
Private investigators -- England -- Fiction.
Boarding schools -- Fiction.
Great Britain -- Fiction.
Detective and mystery fiction.

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pattypi
Jun 25, 2016

Excellent plot, lots of suspense, diverse set of possible suspects and for he at least a bit of a surprise. Pirot readily solves it.
Charmingly set at a high society girls school as well as the Middle East.

This goes onto my Christie Top Ten List.

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PegZ
Sep 18, 2013

Hugh Fraser reads it

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JAVERIA GHORI
Aug 14, 2013

Not usually what i would choose to read but i chose it for english class. and Im really glad I chose Agatha Christies Cat among Pigeons because it really surprised me. I love the twists! got very into it. (y)

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rtwete
Mar 18, 2011

Setting is private school in England. Niece of emir of Ramat is student, as is niece of pilot who flew her Ramat niece's cousin out of Ramat revolution. Pilot entrusted with fortune in jewels and his them somewhere in his niece's belongings. PE teacher is murdered in the gym, no apparent connection. Young man who is gardener is really member of England espionage service. Police are informed of this after murder.

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