Книги в жанре «Классический детектив» (959 книг)

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11. Parker Pyne Investigates Читать →

Автор: «Four grunts, an indignant voice asking why nobody could leave a hat alone, a slammed door, and Mr Packington had departed to catch the eight-forty-five to the City. Mrs Packington sat on at the breakfast table. Her face was flushed, her lips were pursed, and the only reason she was not crying was that at…

12. Partners in Crime Читать →

Автор: Mrs. Thomas Beresford shifted her position on the divan and looked gloomily out of the window of the flat. The prospect was not an extended one, consisting solely of a small block of flats on the other side of the road. Mrs. Beresford sighed and then yawned. “I wish,” she said, “something would happen.” Her…

13. Poirot's Early Cases Читать →

Автор: Chapter I. The Affair at the Victory Ball…

14. Sleeping Murder Читать →

Автор: Gwenda Reed stood, shivering a little, on the quay-side. The docks and the custom sheds and all of England that she could see, were gently waving up and down. And it was in that moment that she made her decision-the decision that was to lead to such very momentous events. She wouldn’t go by the…

15. The A.B.C. Murders Читать →

Автор: «In this narrative of mine I have departed from my usual practice of reporting only those incidents and scenes at which I myself was present. Certain chapters, therefore, are written in the third person. I wish to assure my readers that I can vouch for the occurrences related in these chapters. If I have taken a certain…

16. The Big Four Читать →

Автор: I have met people who enjoy a channel crossing; men who can sit calmly in their deck-chairs and, on arrival, wait until the boat is moored, then gather their belongings together without fuss and disembark. Personally, I can never manage this. From the moment I get on board I feel that the time is too…

17. The Body in the Library Читать →

Автор:   Dolly Bantry – Mistress of Gossington Hall, and wife of Colonel Arthur Bantry who was caught in a chain of circumstances that nearly proved too much for him.  Jane Marple – Her uncanny predilection for village parallels enabled her to solve mysterious crimes.  Colonel Melchett – Chief Constable of the County.  Inspector Slack –…

18. The Burden Читать →

Автор: writing under the name Mary Westmacott 

19. The Clocks Читать →

Автор: To my old friend Mario with happy memories of delicious food at the Caprice.

20. The Hollow Читать →

Автор:   At 6:13 a.m. on a Friday morning Lucy Angkatel's big blue eyes opened upon another day, and as always, she was at once wide awake and began immediately to deal with the problems conjured up by her incredibly active mind. Feeling urgently the need of consultation and conversation, and selecting for the purpose her…

21. The Murder at the Vicarage Читать →

Автор: It is difficult to know quite where to begin this story, but I have fixed my choice on a certain Wednesday at luncheon at the Vicarage. The conversation, though in the main irrelevant to the matter in hand, yet contained one or two suggestive incidents which influenced later developments. I had just finished carving some…

22. The Murder Of Roger Ackroyd Читать →

Автор: Mrs Ferrars died on the night of the 16th17th September – a Thursday. I was sent for at eight o"clock on the morning of Friday the 17th. There was nothing to be done. She had been dead some hours. It was just a few minutes after nine when I reached home once more. I opened…

23. The Mysterious Affair at Styles Читать →

Автор: The intense interest aroused in the public by what was known at the time as “The Styles Case” has now somewhat subsided. Nevertheless, in view of the world-wide notoriety which attended it, I have been asked, both by my friend Poirot and the family themselves, to write an account of the whole story. This, we…

24. The Mystery of the Blue Train Читать →

Автор: It was close on midnight when a man crossed the Place de la Concorde. In spite of the handsome fur coat which garbed his meagre form, there was something essentially weak and paltry about him. A little man with a face like a rat. A man, one would say, who could never play a conspicuous…

25. The Secret Adversary Читать →

Автор: To all those who lead monotonous lives in the hope that they may experience at second hand the delights and dangers of adventure

26. They Do It With Mirrors Читать →

Автор: Mrs Van Rydock moved a little back from the mirror and sighed. "Well, that"ll have to do," she murmured. 'think it's all right, Jane?" Miss Marple eyed the Lanvanelli creation appraisingly. "It seems to me a very beautiful gown," she said. 'the gown's all right," said Mrs Van Rydock and sighed. 'take if off, Stephanie,"…

27. Third Girl Читать →

Автор: HERCULE POIROT was sitting at the breakfast table. At his right hand was a steaming cup of chocolate. He had always had a sweet tooth. To accompany the chocolate was a brioche. It went agreeably with chocolate. He nodded his approval. This was from the fourth shop he had tried. It was a Danish patisserie…

28. A Study in Scarlet Читать →

Автор: “In 1887, a young Arthur Conan Doyle published ‘A Study in Scarlet,’ thus creating an international icon in the quick-witted sleuth Sherlock Holmes. In this, the first Holmes mystery, the detective introduces himself to Dr. John H. Watson with the puzzling line ‘You have been in Afghanistan, I perceive.’ And so begins Watson’s, and the…

29. His Last Bow Читать →

Автор: The Adventure of Wisteria Lodge The Adventure of the Cardboard Box The Adventure of the Bruce-Partington Plans The Adventure of the Devil's Foot …

30. La aventuro de la dancantoj Читать →

Автор: «Holmso silente sidiДќis iom da tempo kun sia longa svelta dorso kurbigita super ДҐemia ujo en kiu li faris aparte odoraД‰an produkton. Lia kapo sinkiДќis surbruste, kaj laЕ­ mi li aspektis kiel stranga magra birdo kun malhela griza plumaro kaj nigra hupo. “Do, Vatsono,” diris li subite, “ĉu vi ne proponas investi en Sud-Afrikaj obligacioj?” Mi eksaltis…