The Unexpected Guest

Author(s): Agatha Christie; Charles Osborne (Adapted by)

Crime Fiction

A classic from Agatha Christie, the original queen of mystery.

When a stranger runs his car into a ditch in dense fog in South Wales and makes his way to an isolated house, he discovers a woman standing over the dead body of her wheelchair-bound husband, gun in her hand. She admits to murder, and the unexpected guest offers to help her concoct a cover story.

But is it possible that Laura Warwick did not commit the murder after all? If so, who is she shielding? The house seems full of possible suspects.


Product Information

For Black Coffee: 'A lively and light-hearted read which will give pleasure to all those who have long wished that there was just one more Christie to devour' - Antonia Fraser, Sunday Telegraph 'A worthy addition to the Christie canon' - The Spectator

Agatha Christie was born in Torquay in 1890 and became the best-selling novelist in history. Her first novel, The Mysterious Affair at Styles, introduced us to Hercule Poirot, the most popular detective since Sherlock Holmes. She is known throughout the world as the Queen of Crime and her works have sold over two billion copies - 80 crime books, 19 plays, and six novels under the name of Mary Westmacott. Charles Osborne was born in Brisbane in 1927. He is known internationally as an authority on opera, though has had a lifelong passion for Agatha Christie's works. His previous books include The Life and Crimes of Agatha Christie and Black Coffee.

General Fields

  • : 9780008196677
  • : HarperCollins Publishers Limited
  • : Harper Element
  • : May 2017
  • : 197mm X 130mm
  • : United Kingdom
  • : June 2017
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : 791.4475
  • : 176
  • : Agatha Christie; Charles Osborne (Adapted by)
  • : Paperback
  • : English