Peril at End House (book)

  • Also Known As: Hercule Poirot No 7
  • Type: Novel
  • Length: 270 pages

Peril at End House is a 1932 mystery novel by English writer Agatha Christie.

Hercule Poirot and Arthur Hastings take a seaside holiday on the Cornish Riviera where they meet the pretty owner of End House. - AsNotedIn




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  • Cornwall, England Hercule Poirot and Hastings take a holiday at the seaside Majestic Hotel (fictional) in St Loo (fictional) on the Cornish Riviera.
  • Torquay, Devon Hercule Poirot and Hastings holiday at the Majestic Hotel in fictional St Loo, Cornwall. The fictional Majestic Hotel is based on the Imperial Hotel in Torquay.
  • Ye Olde Cheshire Cheese Public House, London, London Poirot and Hastings meet Inspector Japp for an early dinner at Ye Olde Cheshire Cheese Public House in London. Japp enjoys Stilton cheese and port wine.
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Y/M/D Association Description Place Locale Food Event
1932/02/00 Dodd, Mead and Company Publisher Agatha Christie's "Peril at End House" is published by Dodd, Mead and Company.
1932/02/00 Agatha Christie Author Agatha Christie's "Peril at End House" is published by Dodd, Mead and Company.
1932/02/00 Inspector Japp Police Detective Agatha Christie's "Peril at End House" is published by Dodd, Mead and Company.
1932/02/00 Arthur Hastings Associate Private Detective Agatha Christie's "Peril at End House" is published by Dodd, Mead and Company.
1932/02/00 Hercule Poirot Private Detective Agatha Christie's "Peril at End House" is published by Dodd, Mead and Company.
1940/05/01 Peril at End House, adapted into a play by Arnold Ridley, opens in the West End. Poirot is played by Francis L Sullivan. The Vaudeville Theatre London

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Particulars for Peril at End House (book):
Machine Automaton a moving mechanical device made in imitation of a human being
Art Type Book a written or printed work consisting of pages glued or sewn together along one side and bound in covers.
Addictive Stimulant Cocaine powerfully addictive stimulant drug made from the leaves of the coca plant native to South America
Crime Crime
Narrative Arts Detective a person, especially a police officer, whose occupation is to investigate and solve crimes.
Season English Seaside Holiday
Narrative Arts Fiction prose literature, especially short stories and novels, that describes imaginary events and people
Structure French Window, French Door a pair of casement windows extending to the floor in an outside wall, serving as a window and door
Building Use Gatehouse, Lodge Gate A small house located at the entrance to a fenced property, often an English Country House.
Human Behavior Gauche lacking ease or grace, unsophisticated and socially awkward, from French for left
Chemical Illicit Drug substances that either stimulate or inhibit the central nervous system or cause hallucinogenic effects to the effect that their use has been prohibited globally, highly addictive and illegal substances such as Heroin, Marijuana, and Meth
Law Inquest a judicial inquiry to ascertain the facts relating to an incident, such as a death
Narrative Arts Murder the unlawful premeditated killing of one human being by another
Narrative Arts Mystery something that is difficult or impossible to understand or explain
Narrative Arts Narrative Prose ordinary written language which tells a story
Apparel Norfolk Jacket a loose, belted, single-breasted tweed jacket with box pleats on the back and front
Art Type Novel long form fiction narrative that is at least 40,000 words in length
Attribute Queer strange, odd
Communication Radio, Wireless device to receive electromagnetic sound broadcast
fabric Travel Rug British term for a thick usually patterned blanket for keeping one warm when travelling, use to cover shoulders or knees to keep them warm



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