Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

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Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

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THE MYSTERY OF THE THREE QUARTERS by Sophie Hannah, HARPERCOLLINS, £18.99 (EBOOK £11.99) HHHH H SOPHIE HANNAH'S third act as an Agatha Christie resurrectionist is a piece of cake - but only for Poirot.

Four people accused of murdering a man called Barnabas Pandy each receive a letter purportedly written by Hercule Poirot. Who is pretending to be Poirot and has murder truly been committed? Over to Hannah, a perfect choice of ventriloquist who captures the infuriating precision and baffling brilliance of Poirot in a novel that is mostly told through dialogue and builds to a head-scratching denouement.

The sharp wit of Hannah's own crime novels translates here into a reviving breath for Poirot, who again taps and totters across the pages in precise little clockwork circles. …

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