Yellow Iris: A Short Story (Hercule Poirot)

Yellow Iris: A Short Story (Hercule Poirot) Review

An alarming telephone call, in which the phrases “it’s life and death” and “the table with the yellow irises” are whispered, causes Hercule Poirot to rush to the luxuriant restaurant Jardin des Cygnes, desperate to stop an impending murder and find the person behind the voice on the phone. After bumping into an old acquaintance, he is invited to join a dinner party in full swing. But, just as the dancing and champagne are overflowing, a morbid announcement is made and the lights go out. By the time the lights come back on, everything has changed….

Title:Yellow Iris: A Short Story (Hercule Poirot)
Edition Language:English

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    Yellow Iris: A Short Story (Hercule Poirot) Reviews

  • Adrian

    This was a very enjoyable short story that shows of Poirot to great effect, his intuition, his knowledge of human nature and his little grey cells.I remember it as a fabulous TV episode with David Suc...

  • Jill Tool

    One of Agatha Christie's popular character, Hercule Poirot is back, this one is a case that is very different then the previous ones. Poirot receives a call from a woman who is need of his assistance ...

  • - Jared - ? Book Nerd ?

    Now this story was different from other Poirot stories. (view spoiler)[ Nobody actually died! This time Poirot managed to save someone's life before the crime could be committed. (hide spoiler)] Very...

  • Liberty K

    Hercule Poirot after a very upsetting phone call from a mystery woman, attends to a party and tries to stop a killer before he or she kill again. Yellow Iris was a short Agatha's story with a twist an...

  • Carolyn

    3.5*s. I liked this set up and the characters and this was Poirot outsmarting the killer with his usual "let them think they've won", scheme, which is always great. The plot and reveal is fantastic, h...

  • Cheryl Landmark

    Another fast, enjoyable read from the mistress of mysteries!...

  • Sandi aka Maudley

    Short and sweet Agatha Christie....

  • Jessica

    Haha oh yes! Just what the doctor ordered, a champagne cocktail mystery....

  • Susan in NC

    Very short story, doesn’t really allow for any character development, just Poirot pulling a solution out of the air following what appears to be a murder at a nightclub. No real investigation or bac...

  • Kevin

    Yet another short story, this one with Hercule Poirot on the case. On the anniversary of a death the same group of minus the victim meets four years later. The culprit of the first murder tries his ha...