The Western Star pt. 1 | Poirot


Agatha Christie

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Tonight, we’ll read the opening to “The Adventure of ‘The Western Star,’” a short story written by  Agatha Christie, published in 1912 as part of her “Poirot Investigates” series. We shall read the conclusion episode to this story next week.

In this story, a famous American film star consults Poirot about a series of letters threatening that her celebrated diamond called ‘The Western Star’ will be stolen on “the night of the full moon”.