Christmas Eve, and the Lee family’s reunion is shattered by a deafening crash of furniture and a high-pitched wailing scream. Upstairs, the tyrannical Simeon Lee lies dead in a pool of blood, his throat slashed.
When Hercule Poirot offers to assist, he finds an atmosphere not of mourning but of mutual suspicion. It seems everyone had their own reason to hate the old man
This one of the best Poirot novels by Agatha Christie. It is a classical murder in a English mansion mystery with interesting characters and surprising ending.
Anyone who likes Agatha Christies novels.