105x170 304 страниц. 1999 год. St. Martin's Paperbacks An urgent call from physicist Sir Claud Amory sends famed detective Hercule Poirot rushing from London to a sprawling country estate. Sir Claud fears a member of his own household wants to steal a secret formula destined for the Ministry of Defence. But Poirot arrives too late. The formula is missing. Worse, Sir Claud has Peen poisoned Py his after-dinner coffee. Poirot soon identifies a potent brew of despair, treachery, and deception amid the mansion's occupants. Now he must find the formula and the killer... while letting no poison slip 'twix his own lips.