Death in the clouds : a Hercule Poirot mystery
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New York : Harper, 2011.
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Hercule Poirot must solve a perplexing case of midair murder in Death in the Clouds when he discovers that the woman in seat two of the airborne aeroplane he’s traveling on is quite unexpectedly—and unnaturally—deceased.

From seat No. 9, Hercule Poirot was ideally placed to observe his fellow air passengers on the short flight from Paris to London. Over to his right sat a pretty young woman, clearly infatuated with the man opposite; ahead, in seat No. 13, sat a countess with a poorly concealed cocaine habit; across the gangway in seat No. 8, a writer of detective fiction was being troubled by an aggressive wasp.

Yes, Poirot is almost ideally placed to take it all in, except what he did not yet realize was that behind him, in seat No. 2, sat the slumped, lifeless body of a woman. Murdered, and likely by someone in Poirot’s immediate proximity. 

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vi, 253 pages ; 21.
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English
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9780062073747, 0062073745

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Originally published in 1935 under the title Death in the air.
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When a woman is murdered with the venom-dipped dart of a South African blow-gun on a routine flight over the English Channel, none of the other passengers witness anything, including Hercule Poirot, who had been fifteen feet away from the victim.
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APA Citation (style guide)

Christie, A. (2011). Death in the clouds: a Hercule Poirot mystery. New York: Harper.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide)

Christie, Agatha, 1890-1976. 2011. Death in the Clouds: A Hercule Poirot Mystery. New York: Harper.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities Citation (style guide)

Christie, Agatha, 1890-1976, Death in the Clouds: A Hercule Poirot Mystery. New York: Harper, 2011.

MLA Citation (style guide)

Christie, Agatha. Death in the Clouds: A Hercule Poirot Mystery. New York: Harper, 2011. Print.

Note! Citation formats are based on standards as of July 2010. Citations contain only title, author, edition, publisher, and year published. Citations should be used as a guideline and should be double checked for accuracy.
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