The Resource The mysterious affair at Styles, Agatha Christie

The mysterious affair at Styles, Agatha Christie

Label
The mysterious affair at Styles
Title
The mysterious affair at Styles
Statement of responsibility
Agatha Christie
Creator
Contributor
Narrator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Set in the summer of 1917, the story follows the war-wounded Hastings to the Styles St. Mary estate of his friend John Cavendish. The Cavendish household is wrought with tension due to the marriage of John's widowed mother to a suspicious younger man. In the village, Hastings runs into his old friend Hercule Poirot and, when the estate's trouble turns deadly, the friends unite to solve a most baffling case
Member of
Summary
There has been a murder at Styles Court. Detective Poirot comes out of retirement to solve who would want the rich heiress Inglethorp dead, and would have the impudence to poison her. The jagged plot turns keep Poirot - and the reader - guessing as suspicion shifts from one peculiar character to the next. In Agatha Christie's first published work, the reader meets Belgian detective Hercule Poirot, destined to become the central detective of her mystery novels
Theme
Storyline
Tone
Writing style
Accompanying matter
technical information on music
Additional physical form
Downloadable applications available for access via iOS 4.0+ devices (iPhone, iPad, iPod Touch) and Android 2.1+ devices.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10290262
Cataloging source
CtWfDGI
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1890-1976
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Christie, Agatha
Dewey number
823/.912
Form of composition
not applicable
Format of music
not applicable
LC call number
PR6005.H66
LC item number
M9 2012eb
Literary text for sound recordings
fiction
Music parts
not applicable
PerformerNote
Narrated by Jeff Woodman
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Woodman, Jeff
  • Recorded Books, LLC
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True
Series statement
Classics library
Series volume
0001
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Poirot, Hercule
  • Private investigators
  • Beresford, Tuppence (Fictitious character)
  • Beresford, Tommy (Fictitious character)
Target audience
adult
Transposition and arrangement
not applicable
Label
The mysterious affair at Styles, Agatha Christie
Link
Instantiates
Publication
Distribution
Copyright
Note
  • Downloadable audio file
  • Title from title screen (viewed November 15, 2012)
  • First published in 1920
  • "A Hercule Poirot Mystery."
Antecedent source
unknown
Capture and storage technique
unknown
Carrier category
  • other
  • online resource
Carrier category code
  • sz
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
  • rdacarrier.
  • rdacarrier.
Color
not applicable
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
spoken word
Content type code
  • spw
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Control code
rbz99005988
Dimensions
  • not applicable
  • unknown
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
1 audio file (6 hr., 30 min.)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Governing access note
Access restricted to subscribing institutions
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9781470332006
Kind of cutting
not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
not applicable
Kind of material
unknown
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
  • audio
  • computer
Media MARC source
  • rdamedia.
  • rdamedia.
Media type code
  • s
  • c
Other physical details
digital.
Publisher number
Z05988
Quality assurance targets
unknown
Reformatting quality
access
Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
Speed
other
System details
  • Mode of access: World Wide Web
  • Requires OneClick Digital Media Manager
  • System requirements: 200 MB of free disk space, 512 MB of RAM, Windows Installer 3.1, Microsoft .NET Framework 4 (x86 and x64), Windows Media Player 10 QA
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable
Label
The mysterious affair at Styles, Agatha Christie
Link
Publication
Distribution
Copyright
Note
  • Downloadable audio file
  • Title from title screen (viewed November 15, 2012)
  • First published in 1920
  • "A Hercule Poirot Mystery."
Antecedent source
unknown
Capture and storage technique
unknown
Carrier category
  • other
  • online resource
Carrier category code
  • sz
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
  • rdacarrier.
  • rdacarrier.
Color
not applicable
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
spoken word
Content type code
  • spw
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Control code
rbz99005988
Dimensions
  • not applicable
  • unknown
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
1 audio file (6 hr., 30 min.)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Governing access note
Access restricted to subscribing institutions
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9781470332006
Kind of cutting
not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
not applicable
Kind of material
unknown
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
  • audio
  • computer
Media MARC source
  • rdamedia.
  • rdamedia.
Media type code
  • s
  • c
Other physical details
digital.
Publisher number
Z05988
Quality assurance targets
unknown
Reformatting quality
access
Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
Speed
other
System details
  • Mode of access: World Wide Web
  • Requires OneClick Digital Media Manager
  • System requirements: 200 MB of free disk space, 512 MB of RAM, Windows Installer 3.1, Microsoft .NET Framework 4 (x86 and x64), Windows Media Player 10 QA
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable

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