The Mysterious Affair at Styles - Painted Edition

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Agatha Christie's inaugural Hercule Poirot detective novel, "The Mysterious Affair at Styles," is now presented in an exquisite exclusive collector's edition, graced with captivating cover art by the talented Laci Fowler and distinctive interior treatments. Tailored for aficionados of fiction and avid book collectors, each collectible volume is a tasteful addition to any well-curated library.

The Harper Muse Classics: Painted Edition of "The Mysterious Affair at Styles" is tailored for discerning book collectors, devoted Agatha Christie enthusiasts, lovers of literary fiction and classic literature, and those who appreciate the cinematic adaptations inspired by Christie's works.

In this foundational work, Agatha Christie introduces not only herself to the literary world but also her iconic detective, Hercule Poirot. When the matriarch overseeing the grand Styles Court mansion is discovered poisoned, suspicion falls upon the family members set to inherit her wealth. Poirot is summoned to unravel the mystery. "The Mysterious Affair at Styles" was born out of a challenge from Christie's sister, Madge, daring her to craft a detective story where readers couldn't identify the perpetrator, despite having access to the same clues as the detective.

Whether you're buying this as a gift or for yourself, this remarkable edition features:

  • A luxurious high-end hardcover showcasing Laci Fowler's distinctive hand-painted art, making it a standout on any fiction lover's bookshelf
  • Embossed cover art and gold foiling
  • Decorative interior pages featuring pull quotes distributed throughout
  • A matching ribbon marker and gilded page edges

Reasons to collect the Harper Muse Classics: Painted Editions:

  • They serve as a visually stunning display for your shelves or coffee table.
  • Ideal for gifting on Christmas, special occasions, graduations, and other celebratory events.
  • Wonderful additions to the personal libraries of book lovers, collectors, teachers, professors, and librarians.