2019 Book Notes

Greeks Bearing Gifts, 2018 (Bernie Gunther # 13) by Philip Kerr (A+)

Maigret Defends Himself, 1964 (Inspector Maigret #63) by Georges Simenon (tr. Howard Curtis) (A+)

Cat Among the Pigeons, 1959 (Hercule Poirot #28) by Agatha Christie (B)

Maigret Enjoys Himself, 1957 (Inspector Maigret #50) by Georges Simenon (tr. David Watson) (A+)

A Maigret Christmas and other stories by Georges Simenon (tr. David Coward) (A)

Maigret’s Patience, 1965 (Inspector Maigret #64) by Georges Simenon (tr. David Watson) (A+)

Poirot’s Early Cases, 1974 (Hercule Poirot s.s. collection) by Agatha Christie (B)

Murder in the Mews, 1937 (Hercule Poirot s.s. collection) by Agatha Christie (B)

The Mystery of the Spanish Chest, 1960 (A Hercule Poirot Story) by Agatha Christie (B)

The Second Gong, 1932 (A Hercule Poirot Story) by Agatha Christie (B)

Poirot and the Regatta Mystery, 1936 (A Hercule Poirot Story) by Agatha Christie (C)

Yellow Iris, 1937 (A Hercule Poirot Story) by Agatha Christie (B)

Poirot Investigates, 1924 (Hercule Poirot s.s. collection) by Agatha Christie (B)

The Adventure of the Christmas Pudding and a Selection of Entrées, 1960 (Hercule Poirot s.s.) by Agatha Christie (B)

Problem at Pollensa Bay and Other Stories, 1991 (Agatha Christie s.s. Collection) (D)

Poirot Investigates, 1924 (Hercule Poirot s.s. collection) by Agatha Christie (B)

The Adventure of the Christmas Pudding and a Selection of Entrées, 1960 (Hercule Poirot s.s.) by Agatha Christie (B)

Agatha Christie’s Secret Notebooks: Fifty Years of Mysteries in the Making – Includes Two Unpublished Poirot Stories (2009) by John Curran
Since it is not a work of fiction, I will not rate it but I strongly recommend it.

The Labours of Hercules, 1947 (Hercule Poirot s.s.) by Agatha Christie (B)

The Capture of Cerberus & The Incident of the Dog’s Ball (Hercule Poirot s.s.) by Agatha Christie (audiobook) (B)

Artists in Crime, 1938 (Inspector Alleyn #6) by Ngaio Marsh (A+)

The Crime at the ‘Noah’s Ark’, 1931 by Molly Thynne (B)

El clavo (1853) de Pedro Antonio de Alarcón

La berlina de Prim (2012) de Ian Gibson (A)

La muerte y la brújula (1942) de Jorge Luis Borges (A+)

The Cambridge Companion to Crime Fiction (2003) Edited by Martin Priestman

The Wrong Shape, 1911 (s.s.) by Gilbert K. Chesterton (A)